Le Despotisme oriental: Étude comparative du pouvoir total [Karl A Wittfogel] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Wittfogel is best known for his monumental work Oriental Despotism: A Comparative Study of Total Power, first published in Starting from. Get this from a library! Le despotisme oriental: étude comparative du pouvoir total . [Karl August Wittfogel].

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Such a state would inevitably be despotic, powerful, stable and wealthy.

Karl Wittfogel in the American Communist newspaper. Rote Soldaten had been scheduled for a second season of the theatre. In the early s, Wittfogel wrote a number of communist, but also somewhat expressionistic, plays: Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

Karl August Wittfogel

Your request to send this item has been completed. As only a centralized administration could organize the building and maintenance of large-scale systems of irrigation, the need for such systems made bureaucratic despotism inevitable in so-called Oriental lands.

At a Leningrad conference inall those ideas of an “asiatic” “mode of production” were shot down and buried by the Stalinist majority. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. Remember me on this computer.


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Would you also like to submit a review for this item? Starting from a Marxist analysis of the ideas of Max Weber on China wittfkgel India’s “hydraulic-bureaucratic wittffogel and building on Marx’s sceptical view of the Asiatic Mode of ProductionWittfogel came up with an analysis of Oriental despotism which emphasized the role of irrigation works, the bureaucratic structures needed to maintain them and the impact that these had on society, coining the term ” hydraulic empire ” to describe the system.


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Hedda Korschwho was active in the school reform movement. You already recently rated this item. French View all editions and formats Rating: Paris, Les Editions de Minuit Language: Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Wittfogel’s belief in the Soviet Union was destroyed with the Molotov—Ribbentrop Pactand he began to hate the totalitarian, “asiatic” nature of Soviet and Chinese Communism from Lenin to Mao.