Zomia

The Art of Not Being Governed, on Immediatism podcast

An anarchist history of upland Southeast Asia, by James C. Scott. The compelling story of disparate Asian peoples residing in Zomia -- a mountainous region the size of Europe that consists of portions of seven countries -- who until recently have stemmed the vast tide of state-making to live at arm's length from any organized state society. (from the cover)

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