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By Eric R. Wolf

"[Peasant Wars of the 20 th Century] presents an excellent brief path within the significant renowned revolutions of our century—in Russia, Mexico, China, Algeria, Cuba, and Viet Nam—not from the point of view of governments or events or leaders, yet from the viewpoint of the peasant peoples whose lives and methods of dwelling have been destroyed via the depredations of the imperial powers, together with American imperial power."—New York instances booklet Review

"Eric Wolf's examine of the six nice peasant-based revolutions of the century demonstrates a mastery of his box and the tools required to barter it that conjures up recognize and admiration. In six crisp essays, and a super end, he extends our figuring out of the character of peasant reactions to social switch greatly by way of his ability in keeping apart and interpreting these elements, which, by way of a magnification of the anthropologist's thoughts, could be proven to be an important in linking neighborhood grievances and protest to bigger routine of political transformation."—American Political technology Review

“An highbrow travel de force."—Comparative Politics

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