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What is the Asiatic mode of production in Marxism? Asiatic mode of production

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Karl Marx argued that what typifies any society is its "mode of production."  This is,essentially, the set of relationships between those who own the means of production and those who do the work.  Capitalism is a mode of production.  So is feudalism.

Marx also argued that there was a mode of production that was peculiar to Asian societies.  In...

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