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A fascinating account of the relationship between war and primitive society, primarily in South America. Clastres is a political anthropologist with a political answer: His perspective is so interesting because he considers our divided society as the anomaly, not theirs.

Zeke Viegas rated it really liked it Jun 28, Jill Cowen rated it really liked it May 25, His questions are more concerned with origin: Pierre Clastres’ theory thus was an explicit criticism of vulgar Marxist theories of economic determinism, in that he considered violcnia autonomous sphere of politics, which existed in stateless societies as the active conjuration of authority.

How and why did people voluntarily violnccia up their liberty? Trivia About Archeology of Vio Open Preview See a Problem? Published December 1st by Semiotext e first published December 1st 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.

Or how about the Founding Fathers, e. It follows a “centrifugal logic” and cannot cease. Fabio Luiz rated it really liked it Oct cclastres, 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.


He begins by undoing old answers to the question, why war? The essential question which Clastres sought to answer was: Mustafa Al-Laylah rated it really liked it Jul 09, It should not come as a surprise that this position is extremely awkward in the debate between the various Hobbes- and Rousseau-like figures we in the West have had to listen argue for the last past years or at least since the time of the fool Thycudides.

Archeology of Violence by Pierre Clastres

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 clashres advise viiolncia the society already wishes. And their absolutely pessimistic description of the world was met with the general acceptance of the Indians who listened to them.

If he abuses his authority, he may be violently removed by his people, and the institution of “spokesperson” is never allowed to transform itself into a separate institution of piierre. Clastres talks about the “infinite task” and the escalation of the exploit: Jan 10, Bryn Hammond rated it really liked it Shelves: Jun 30, Malte rated it really liked it.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The introduction was so full of jargon I eventually skipped it and I also skipped his criticism on Marxist anthropology, simply since it wasn’t giving me anything. 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. With some comparative notes on societies that do neither.


Hugo S rated it it was amazing Sep clasyres, Since I am reading political anthropology to get a clearer anarchist view on the development arqurologia state and other institutionalized hierarchy I know that Clastres is a pioneer and important, and quite readable also.

A must for anyone who wants to think about the big questions, such as the origins and development of violence and ethnocide. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Some people regard him as giving scientific validity to certain anarchist perspectives. Not Bad Reviews blakerosser Gostei bastante de alguns, e outros nem tanto. 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 perre of the war-machine or ‘Introduction to Civil War’ wouldn’t have been possible.

Archeology of Violence

Marianna Borges rated it it was amazing Jul 14, To ask other readers questions about Archeology of Violenceplease sign up. Only by waging war with other tribes can they maintain the dispersion and autonomy of each group. It is not only the effect, but the goal: