Agrarian Revolution by Jeffrey M. Paige

By Jeffrey M. Paige

Paige' agrarian revolution supplied a theoretical framework which creatively explores the linkage among types of monetary and social association and collective political hobbies

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Uy-ste~ like the industrial upper class of the plantation, is well abl~~tall9. wion. rthe fundamentally different attitudes toward labor of land- and capitaldependent upper classes lead. h~r. Correspondingly the workers in a landed estate system can only protest through attempts to disrupt the workings of the forced labor system. Since this system, like the special land tenure privileges, is dependent on the control of the political s~by'"'flielandea upper class, economic conflicts tend to become political.

Rthe fundamentally different attitudes toward labor of land- and capitaldependent upper classes lead. h~r. Correspondingly the workers in a landed estate system can only protest through attempts to disrupt the workings of the forced labor system. Since this system, like the special land tenure privileges, is dependent on the control of the political s~by'"'flielandea upper class, economic conflicts tend to become political. Like the situation created by land tenure privileges, the conflicts involvenotsimply a change of Igovernment, but the destruction of upper-class control over the state itself.

Thus in export sectors dominated by landed upper classes, conflicts over landed property are endemic. Since in a free market the landed arlstoeracy'WoUld-quickly-be-bought'-out-by more efficient small holders or plantations, the landed upper class inevitably devel~s some set of special land tenure privileges denied the rest of the population. Q:'he privileges may involve control of land through conquest, extortion or theft by a militarily dominant elite, systems of special land concession granted to metropolitan nationals in colonial dependencies, and systems of ethnic stratification which exclude most of the population from any access to the political and legal institutions controlling the ownership of property) Frequently, of course, these mechanisms may be used in combination.

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