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Pierre Clastres’ theory thus was an explicit criticism of vulgar Marxist theories of economic determinism, in that he considered an autonomous sphere of politics, which existed in stateless societies as the active conjuration of authority.

Trivia About Archeology of Vio What seems essential to all is that “primitive societies” are societies for war, which 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. Gostei bastante de alguns, e outros nem tanto.

For one thing, they must be in a individualistic rivalry with each other.

Feb 24, Andrew rated it liked it. Lucas Fonseca rated it really liked it Jan 26, The two last essays, the title one and the ravishingly titled ‘Sorrows of the Savage Warrior’, make up his start on a work about primitive war, unfortunately lost to us.

Archeology of Violence

Also, it is not so much a hypothesis of human nature as it is about a way of organizing society. The essential question which Clastres sought to answer was: Well, it seems not. It is this upsetting of the balance of power that engendered the inequality to be found in more highly structured societies, and not an initial economic disparity as argued by the Marxist school of thought.


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.

Jan 30, Joel rated it really liked it Shelves: For another they are wedded to death. Assuming all societies began this way, how did the first divided society arise? Now I might not always agree with Clastre’s anarchist leanings, but he is such an interesting read as academic books go and he is co-guilty of enticing me into choosing social anthropology as a discipline.

Knowledge of power is innate in any society, thus the natural state for humans wanting to preserve autonomy is a society structured by a complex set of customs which actively avert the rise of despotic power.

The message is basically that “primitive societies” were not underdeveloped along the path is argued to inevitably lead to the state-form, but that they consciously choose to develop in its very being and mythology p Without this book the idea of the war-machine or ‘Introduction to Civil War’ clastrse have been possible. For him, tribal societies are not Rousseauist in essence; to the contrary, they practice systematic Pierre Clastres broke up with his mentor Claude Levi-Strauss to collaborate with Gilles Deleuze and Felix Gattari on their “Anti-Oedipus.

His questions are more concerned with origin: As always with Clastres, political independence. Jan 10, Bryn Hammond rated it really liked it Shelves: In a series of groundbreaking essays, Clastres turns around the analysis of power among South American Indians and rehabilitates violence as an affirmative act meant to protect the integrity of their societies. Be the first to ask a question about Archeology of Violence. Refresh pirere try again.


Archeology of Violence by Pierre Clastres

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. For me that one had more and hung together more, though it might just be that I came to it 1st. Shyllard rated it it was amazing Jun 17, Clastres does indeed come across as defensive of these societies, but he is defending them against the academic arrogance that allows people to consider them “pre-civilized,” when in reality their societies seem to be almost as sophisticated, just in another direction.

In contrast, societies-against-the-state are undivided, which is what makes them stateless, and how they remain constitute themselves as such is produced through many different practices unique to each tribe and situation. Clastres main premise here is that war is not just a part of these primitive societies, it is inseparable from their existence. The above-mentioned year old debate between bad and good human nature reduced to a three hour lecture.

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