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Agrarian society in history : essays in honour of Magnus Mörner / edited by Mats Lundahl and Thommy Svensson.

By: Mörner, Magnus
Contributor(s): Lundahl, Mats | Svensson, Thommy
Language: English Publisher: London : Routledge, 1990.Description: x, 374p. : port., tables ; 22cm.ISBN: 0415044928
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Includes references. - Contents: I, Peasants and peasant societies. The peasantry as a sociohistorical category: examples from the Caribbean region / S.W. Mintz; The return of the Chayanov / A. Nove; Another route to modern society: the advancement of the Swedish peasantry / C. Winberg; II, Control of land and labour. The distribution of landed wealth in late 19th century Bolivia / H.S. Klein; Christian servitude: slave management in colonial Spanish America / A.J. Bauer; Disposition over land and labour / R. Anrup; Agricultural backwardness - industrial development: experiences of sugar production in the Caribbean / M. Moreno Fraginals; III, Culture and resistance. Conflict and social reproduction: the Andean peasant community / L. Miguel Glave; Javanese and Sasak folk beliefs / S. Cederroth; Home industry and rural millenarianism in early 19th century western Sweden / C. Ahlberger; Socioeconomic foundations of a messianic cult: Olivorismo in the Dominican Republic / M. Lundahl, J. Lundius; Farmers, chiefs and the world market: the Gold Coast cocoa hold-ups of the 1930s / J. Simensen; IV, Continuity and change. Compromise instead of conflict: Sweden / E. Österberg; Bureaucracies and agrarian change: a southeast Asian case / T. Svensson; The pride and decline of a migrant community: the Nubians in Uganda and the military profession / H. Bernt Hansen; Before the world grew small / N. Steensgaard.