INTERVIEW OF JAMES SCOTT


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The Mellon Lecture 'Introducing "Zomia": Site of the Last Great Enclosure Movement of (relatively) Stateless Peoples in Mountainous Southeast Asia'

 

James Scott interviewed by Alan Macfarlane 26th March 2009

Talks about the meaning of "weapons of the weak" and his observations of the subversive tactics used by the poor against the Malaysian State

Four minutes from about two hours of film.

[The Mellon Lecture was given later the same day]