Stone age economics

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Aldine-Atherton, 1972 - Business & Economics - 348 pages
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Originally published: Chicago: Aldine-Atherton, 1972.

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User Review  - Brandon - Goodreads

Very technical presentation, but a foundational work of both economic anthropology, and critical anthropology. An altogether important text for economists, anarchists and cultural anthropologists alike. Read full review

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User Review  - Roger Lohmann - Goodreads

A study of 'primitive' hunter gatherer societies outlining the case for them as the first affluent societies. Sahlins wrote in the first (1972) edition: "It has been inspired by the possibility of ... Read full review

Contents

The Original Affluent Society
1
Intensification of Production
101
The Spirit of the Gift
149
Copyright

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Marshall Sahlins is the Charles F. Grey Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at the University of Chicago. The author of numerous books, Sahlins is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a member of the National Academy of Sciences.

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