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Contents List of Figures, Tables, Photos and Text Boxes Acknowledgements Coyright Notices Part I: The Persistence of Subsistence: Life Beneath the Level of the Marketplace 1-Why Subsistence Peasants are Important 2-Theoretical Overview: Life Beneath the Level of the Marketplace 3-Pre-industrial Scotland, or how Adam Smith got Workers into his Pin Factory Part II: The Persistence of the Subsistence Peasant from the Eighteenth to the Twenty-First Century 4-America's Triumphant Subsistence Peasantry 1620-1820, or How Daniel Boone Ran from Ben Franklin's Shopkeepers 5-Squatting, Pre-emption, and Nowhere Left to Run: An Ascendant Market Catches Pa Ingalls 6-Modern Tanzania and the Long Triumph of Subsistence Farmers 7-The Persistent Modern Tanzanian Subsistence Peasant Part III: Conclusions: Challenging Development Orthodoxies 8-Theoretical Implications: Understanding Economic Growth as a Risky and Recurrent Process 9-Modern Development and the Subsistence Peasantry Bibliography Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Farmers -- Economic conditions.
Agriculture -- Economic aspects.