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The Will to Be Free: The Role of Ideology
National Defense Independent Review (2001)
  • JEFFREY ROGERS HUMMEL, San Jose State University
Abstract

Some historians attribute the triumph of the state over stateless bands of hunter-gatherers to the state’s comparative advantage in exploiting the fruits of the Agricultural Revolution. Although insightful, their approach often ignores the importance of ideology and underestimates the possibility that a modern stateless society could successfully defend itself from aggressors.

Keywords
  • Will,
  • Free,
  • Ideology,
  • role
Publication Date
Spring 2001
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Citation Information
JEFFREY ROGERS HUMMEL. "The Will to Be Free: The Role of Ideology" National Defense Independent Review Vol. 5 (2001)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jeffrey_hummel/25/