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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Product details Paperback Publisher: Would you also like to submit a review for this item? The name field is required. Karl Wittfogel in the American Communist newspaper. Karl August Wittfogel Find more information about: Karl August Wittfogel ; Micheline Pouteau. Ideologe”, “spineless follower of the party line”, but while Wittfogel believed in the party at least until and still sometimes fiercely defended it until at least around he broke with Paul Massing over the Ruth Fischer revelationseven in the s Wittfogel had ideas of his own, e.

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Karl August Wittfogel

Hedda Korschwho was active in the school reform movement. He left Germany for England and then the United States. Wittfogel left school in French View all editions and formats Rating: German-American playwrighthistorianand sinologist.


There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. With the earlier Dada and Proletkult debates, the Mehring- documentary- and proletarian-literature feud, from on became part of the long and bitter debate on literary modernism and communism, which wlttfogel in the s onslaught on Expressionism in the Moscow journal Das Wort.

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The Daily Worker, The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. In his view, many societies, mainly in Asia, relied heavily on the building of large-scale irrigation works. She was a sculptor, later a librarian at the Frankfurt Institute.

Your list has reached the maximum number of items. Your rating has been recorded. Retrieved from ” https: Starting from a Marxist analysis of the ideas of Max Weber on China and India’s “hydraulic-bureaucratic official-state” 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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