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Tables of Contents for Seeing Like a State
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Acknowledgments
ix
 
Introduction
1
8
Part 1. State Projects of Legibility and Simplification
9
76
Chapter 1. Nature and Space
11
42
Chapter 2. Cities, People, and Language
53
32
Part 2. Transforming Visions
85
96
Chapter 3. Authoritarian High Modernism
87
16
Chapter 4. The High-Modernist City: An Experiment and a Critique
103
44
Chapter 5. The Revolutionary Party: A Plan and a Diagnosis
147
34
Part 3. The Social Engineering of Rural Settlement and Production
181
126
Chapter 6. Soviet Collectivization, Capitalist Dreams
193
30
Chapter 7. Compulsory Villagization in Tanzania: Aesthetics and Miniaturization
223
39
Chapter 8. Taming Nature: An Agriculture of Legibility and Simplicity
262
45
Part 4. The Missing Link
307
52
Chapter 9. Thin Simplifications and Practical Knowledge: Metis
309
33
Chapter 10. Conclusion
342
17
Notes
359
74
Sources for Illustrations
433
2
Index
435