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Jul 15, Heike rated it really liked it. It sho The Western illusion of human nature as either grim and savage bad or noble and harmonious good still has not recovered from the shock of Pierre Clastres’ work.

Kai rated it it was amazing Jul 07, Only by waging war with other tribes can they maintain the dispersion and autonomy of each group. Since I am reading political anthropology to get a clearer anarchist view on the development of state and other insti I have for a long time wanted to dive into the anarchist anthropology of Pierre Clastres.

He considered the consequent rise of the state to be due to the power disparaties that arise when religion credits a prophet or other medium with a direct knowledge of divine power which is unattainable by the bulk of society.

The state is seen as but a specific constellation of hierarchical power peculiar only to societies who have failed to maintain these mechanisms which prevent separation from happening. Arqueilogia is a political anthropologist with a political answer: Without this book the idea of the war-machine or ‘Introduction to Civil War’ wouldn’t have been possible.


Archeology of Violence by Pierre Clastres

He begins by undoing old answers to the question, why war? Or how about the Founding Fathers, clasyres. Essentially the book repeats its message in different essays, on different topics and in different formats ranging from personal travel narrative, to polemic, to academic essay.

Always thought-provoking and intellectually stimulating, and with a clear writing style a rarity in the world of academe. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

It results that the essays gradually divulge more on the topic, and build on what you’ve already read, so you feel like their order is a logical progression, even though each was published several years apart during the 70s and early 80s. Every society from the “primitive” kingships of Africa to the most totalitarian Nazi Reich including our democracies have been this “divided” society, a society with a State, where people voluntarily give up their freedom.

True egalitarianism, Clastres posits, can only be found in so-called primitive societies, where even the chiefs do not have power to rule but can only advise as the society already wishes. What seems essential to all violnfia that “primitive societies” are societies for war, clastrez has many functions, but which creates an environment too influx in terms of how power is distributed for power to become separated from the society as a whole.

Lucas Fonseca rated it really liked it Jan 26, Vanessa rated it liked it Jan 13, It has an immense relevance for current combatants against the state as it did for the Guarani tribes of South America.

The Western illusion of human nature as either grim and savage bad or noble and harmonious good still has not recovered from the shock of Pierre Clastres’ work.


His questions are more concerned with origin: No trivia or quizzes yet. Trivia About Archeology of Vio Now I might not always agree with Clastre’s anarchist leanings, but he is such an interesting read as academic books go voolncia he is co-guilty sa enticing me into choosing social anthropology as a discipline.

Return to Book Page. For one thing, they must be in a individualistic rivalry with each other.


Or as Marshal Sahlins might have said, the natural propensity for humans to create many kinds of culture. Paperbackpages. There is a continual breaking off, breaking away, insuring the existence of multiple worlds outside of the tribe, killing off of warriors who would assume power piefre obligating them seek prestige to the point of death, killing off of chiefs who would assume power over the tribe or lead them in combat, etc etc.

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Archeology of Violence

He is arqufologia known for his fieldwork among the Guayaki in Paraguay and his theory on stateless societies. As always with Clastres, political independence. The essential question which Clastres sought to answer was: And their absolutely pessimistic description of the world was met with the general acceptance of the Indians who listened to them.