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Irving Zeitlin

PG 152 Historical sociology, TOQ learn method, died 1883, not revolutionary, complex theory reduced to economic determinism In the preface sounds like an economic determinist talks about foundation and superstructure, casual to economics, Reductionist approach to marx, he was not a economic determinist, All modes of production: names them in historical sequence starts with agiatic mod most ancient mode coinciding with montesqiues oriental despotism , the prototypical form was Egypt under the pharoh, he means all power in hands of the pharoh, Modes of production are epochs, next one is the ancients as in ancient Greeks and room, Athens and Sparta and rome, humans evolved from lower to higher, ASIAN ANCIENT FEUDAL, one of the most important is feudalism to capitalism burgeoise(cap) mode of production, preceeding asian mode marx and hegel called it tribal claimed it was primitive communism TRIBAL Tribe economic clan is kingship, tribal particluarism dont give damn about ur tribe better reln to my clan than yours, influence by 19 century evolutionary theory, American anthropologist louis henry morgan, he studied iroquis and other nation NA tribes he observed and others did was a high degree of social equally, close to sexual equally women take part in decision chief to uppity could demote him Tribal, absence of several things institution of pvt no private prop, no classes and no state apparatus, in Egypt wont enjoying it so had police force, need taxes , collect taxes they would run Engles, famil, in Egypt wont enjoying it so had police force, need taxes , collect taxes they would run Engles, family pvt property and origin of patriatch and egliatry How do we know what kind of social organization they had before Europeans arrivd, had to equally go away and things that didnt exist come to Only way to find way of communal society become class look at history and whether any tribes such as the Germanic tribes and glance clipse of how thye changed to classs socir=ety and gives us idea of what happened,
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