Guest
Vivek Sharma, Assistant Professor of Political Science

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Episode: September 23, 2009

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Vivek Sharma, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Yale, is broadly interested in the relationship between social institutions and political order including alliances, warfare, and violence. To this end he is working on several projects that examine property, kinship, military organization and political authority in the history of Europe.  We talk with Professor Sharma about his social theory of war.

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