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The Resource Gifts and commodities, C.A. Gregory ; foreword by Marilyn Strathern ; new preface by the author

Gifts and commodities, C.A. Gregory ; foreword by Marilyn Strathern ; new preface by the author

Label
Gifts and commodities
Title
Gifts and commodities
Statement of responsibility
C.A. Gregory ; foreword by Marilyn Strathern ; new preface by the author
Creator
Contributor
Writer of introduction
Subject
Language
eng
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Gregory, C. A.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Strathern, Marilyn
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  • Economic anthropology
  • Economic development
  • Papua New Guinea
Label
Gifts and commodities, C.A. Gregory ; foreword by Marilyn Strathern ; new preface by the author
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-257) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The competing theories -- Political economy -- Economics -- 2. A framework of analysis -- The general relation of production to consumption, distribution, and exchange -- The definition of particular economies -- 3. Gifts and commodities: circulation -- The direct exchange of things -- The circulation of things -- The circulation of people -- Circulation and distribution -- 4. Gifts and commodities: reproduction -- Production of commodities by means of commodities -- Consumption of gifts by means of gifts -- Summary -- 5. Traditional and modern goods: a critique -- The conceptual problem -- The perceptual problem -- The methodological problem -- 6. The transformation of gifts into commodities in colonial Papua New Guinea -- Theories of change in PNG -- The emergence of commodity production in PNG -- 7. The transformation of commodities into gifts in colonial Papua New Guinea -- Restricted reproduction in the Sepik District -- Delayed reproduction in the highlands -- The kula gift exchange system of Milne Bay District -- Gift exchange and capital accumulation in Central District -- Conclusion -- Mathematical appendix: A matrix approach to the calculus of kinship relations
Control code
ocn891618291
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
lxiii, 268 pages
Isbn
9780990505013
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)891618291
Label
Gifts and commodities, C.A. Gregory ; foreword by Marilyn Strathern ; new preface by the author
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-257) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The competing theories -- Political economy -- Economics -- 2. A framework of analysis -- The general relation of production to consumption, distribution, and exchange -- The definition of particular economies -- 3. Gifts and commodities: circulation -- The direct exchange of things -- The circulation of things -- The circulation of people -- Circulation and distribution -- 4. Gifts and commodities: reproduction -- Production of commodities by means of commodities -- Consumption of gifts by means of gifts -- Summary -- 5. Traditional and modern goods: a critique -- The conceptual problem -- The perceptual problem -- The methodological problem -- 6. The transformation of gifts into commodities in colonial Papua New Guinea -- Theories of change in PNG -- The emergence of commodity production in PNG -- 7. The transformation of commodities into gifts in colonial Papua New Guinea -- Restricted reproduction in the Sepik District -- Delayed reproduction in the highlands -- The kula gift exchange system of Milne Bay District -- Gift exchange and capital accumulation in Central District -- Conclusion -- Mathematical appendix: A matrix approach to the calculus of kinship relations
Control code
ocn891618291
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
lxiii, 268 pages
Isbn
9780990505013
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)891618291

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