The headless state : aristocratic orders, kinship society, & misrepresentations of nomadic inner Asia / David Sneath.

In this groundbreaking work, social anthropologist David Sneath aggressively dispels the myths surrounding the history of steppe societies and proposes a new understanding of the nature and formation of the state. Since the colonial era, representations of Inner Asia have been dominated by images of...

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Main Author: Sneath, David (Author)
Format: Electronic
Published: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2007.
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