The Ahom political system : an enquiry into the state formation process in medieval Assam, 1228-1714

@article{Guha1983TheAP,
  title={The Ahom political system : an enquiry into the state formation process in medieval Assam, 1228-1714},
  author={A. Guha},
  journal={Social Scientist},
  year={1983},
  volume={11},
  pages={3}
}
  • A. Guha
  • Published 1983
  • Political Science
  • Social Scientist
  • IN 1NTI-DUHRING (1877-78) Engels had suggested that classes and state emerged in primitive society tllrough a gradual transformation of the lnanagerial functionaries, customarily in charge of common aSairs, into an exploitative power. In that process7 a part of the community's property was transformed into private property, and the customary functional power into state power. In his Origin of Fclmily, Private Property and State (1884), Engels continued his probe and brought into focus the roles… CONTINUE READING
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