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38 Class Structure and Social Transformation Because of their stable nature, change often had to come from external sources. This was true, for example, in China and India. The despotic empires in these two regions were penetrated by British and, more generally, European capitalism during the later colonial phase of expansion, which broke down all internal barriers to development along the capitalist path. The contemporary capitalist (as well as the feudal) mode was “introduced” from outside the prevailing system of production.
95 (1976). Among Poulantzas’s later works, see Classes in Contemporary Capitalism (London: New Left Books, 1975), and State, Power, Socialism (London: New Left Books, 1978). Miliband’s subsequent arguments are found in his “Political Forms and Historical Materialism,” in R. Miliband and J. ), Socialist Register, 1975 (London: Merlin Press, 1975); and Marxism and Politics (London: Oxford University Press, 1977). See also David Gold, Clarence Y. H. Lo, and Erik Olin Wright, “Some Recent Developments in Marxist Theories of the Capitalist State,” parts 1 and 2, Monthly Review 27 (October and November 1975); Gosta Esping-Andersen, Roger Friedland, and Erik Olin Wright, “Modes of Class Struggle and the Capitalist State,” Kapitalistate, nos.
There was only the most limited market for surplus grain. Accordingly, village life tended to be uneventful, tradition-bound, and circumscribed by the narrowest of horizons. . The Historical Development of Class Systems 41 Superimposed on the economic structure of the village was the political-juridical structure of the manor. The average peasant was bound to a manorial lord. . 14 The obligations placed on the peasants were immense, and their function within the manorial system was one of productive subordination to the lord.