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martasultan wrote

central planning by a fucking militia but totally not a state

Can you get me a source on central planning? It seems to me it was mostly the local communes that would determine what went on, with the council being used for wartime decisions. The militia also wasn't strictly like one perceives a militia, being not people joining a militia to strictly fight a war, but a group that varied in numbers as they passed through areas, peasants joined for two or three days for battle, then peasants returned to farms- it wasn't really strictly organized.