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Themes in Economic Anthropology





ISBN 9780415869249
Published October 29, 2013 by Routledge
304 Pages

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The main focus of the volume - the processes of choice and decision-making in different economic systems - offers exceptional scope for the convergence of economic and anthropological perspectives. It concentrates on transactions that both express and influence social relationships and values.
Covering a wide geographic area there are specific studies on societies in Equatorial Africa, Colombia, South India and the Balkans.
First published in 1967.

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