357 Pages
    by Routledge

    350 Pages
    by Routledge

    This volume is not simply another general theory of world system. It is a theoretically and ethnographically informed collection of essays which opens up new questions through an examination of concrete cases, covering global and local questions of political economy.

    List of Figures, List of Tables, List of Maps, Preface, I. The Value Question, II. Beyond Gifts and Commodities, III. Land as the Supreme Good, IV. Production of Commodities by Means of Goods, V. Mercantile Kinship, VI. Usury, Interest and Usance, VII. Domesticated Money, VIII. Savage Money, IX. Toward a Radical Humanist Anthropology, Bibliography, Index


    Gregory, C.A.

    "Savage Money is certainly the most innovative contribution to economic anthropology for a decade and will be read with the greatest intellectual pleasure, even by those who most strongly disagree with its arguments."