Stone Age Economics / Edition 2

Stone Age Economics / Edition 2

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by Marshall Sahlins
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415320100

ISBN-13: 9780415320108

Pub. Date: 11/20/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd

Stone Age Economics is a classic of economic anthropology, ambitiously tackling the nature of economic life and how to study it comparatively. This collection of six essays, first published in 1974, is one of Marshall Sahlin's most influential and enduring works, asserting that Stone Age economies formed the original affluent society. The book examines notions of…  See more details below

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Stone Age Economics is a classic of economic anthropology, ambitiously tackling the nature of economic life and how to study it comparatively. This collection of six essays, first published in 1974, is one of Marshall Sahlin's most influential and enduring works, asserting that Stone Age economies formed the original affluent society. The book examines notions of production, distribution and exchange in early communities and examines the link between economics and cultural and social factors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415320108
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publication date:
11/20/2003
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
370
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.77(d)

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Table of Contents

1The original affluent society1
2The domestic mode of production : the structure of underproduction41
3The domestic mode of production : intensification of production101
4The spirit of the gift149
5On the sociology of primitive exchange185
6Exchange value and the diplomacy of primitive trade277

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