Argonauts of the Western Pacific: An Account of Native Enterprise and Adventure in the Archipelagoes of Melanesian New Guinea
First published in 1922, this classic text examines the extensive and complex trading system maintained by the Trobriand Islanders. While the main theme is economics and social organization, the power of magic, mythology and folklore are also examined.
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Review: Argonauts of the Western PacificUser Review - HyL - Goodreads
The rhetorical style of the time Malinowski was writing makes this classic a tough read today, but for the Oceanist, or anyone interested in economic exchange, this is a must-read. Accompany it with ... Read full review
Review: Argonauts of the Western PacificUser Review - Chris Gager - Goodreads
I must have read some Malinowski when I was in college and an Anthro major. This one rings a bell but I doubt that I read it. Maybe some day. Read full review
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