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Hypothesis And this important and necessary work often brings less academic recognition than theoretical work which one may suspect to be a major reason certain fields of social science lack such In to be a major reason certain fields of social science lack such work In few chapters Paige describes how his theory applies to the examples of Peru Angola and VietnamI can t believe I had the luck to find this almost unknown work at a used bookshop I m making that judgment based on how little I "Ve Seen Written About "seen written about book Although I am not nowledgeable enough in sociology to find disagreements with Paige s results I also cannot find anything wrong with his method of analysis I highly recommended this book for anyone with even a passing interest in sociology or in unifying theories of history. 80029235805 format Hardcover and others 435 page. Jeffery Paige s Agrarian Revolution is that type of rare work in history or sociology that seeks a grand unifying theory of history much like Barrington Moore s Social Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy and Karl Polanyi s The Great Transformation The Agrarian Revolution is an example of science at its best I feel no need to ualify the word science in that statement as pop science although it is very readable for the non expert like myself and I feel no need to ualify the science as social science simply because it is as intellectually like myself and I feel no need to ualify the science as social science simply because it is as intellectually as anything in the Natural SciencesThe Analysis Is sciencesThe analysis is perfect balance between rationalist and empiricist "Tendencies The Balance That All "The balance that all science shares and the type of balance sorely lack. Amazing ePub, Agrarian Revolution Author Jeffery.

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Ing in some social science the field of economics comes to mind as an example that is in bad need of some actual empiricism In the first chapter Paige describes a classification of agrarian societies in the non industrialized world based partly on previous observational studies He then hypothesizes how each type of agrarian society will effect the type of class conflict that may arise After laying out his hypothesis in chapter two Paige tests his model statistically against the patterns of revolt that existed in non industrialized nations mid twentieth century This is no small feat Pinning down each concept into a measurable form and figuring out how to gather useful data can be and figuring out how to gather useful data can be intellectually challenging as formulating the original. M. Paige data can be intellectually challenging as formulating the original. M. Paige is the best favorite book isbn 97. .
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