Stone Age Economics (Google eBook)

Front Cover
Transaction Publishers, 1972 - 348 pages
11 Reviews
  

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
3
4 stars
3
3 stars
5
2 stars
0
1 star
0

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - blake.rosser - LibraryThing

Starts out fascinating with a chapter/essay on primitive tribes as the "original affluent society." In this best section of the book, Sahlins reframes the entire notion of affluence, turning from our ... Read full review

Review: Stone Age Economics

User Review  - Zacharygs - Goodreads

This was... well, fairly boring. Perhaps why I'm not an anthropologist. It's largely putting Polanyi's "Substantive" economics into work in a few key areas. At least the author is occasionally spicy ... Read full review

Contents

The Original Affluent Society
1
The Domestic Mode of Production The Structure of Underproduction
41
The Domestic Mode of Production Intensification of Production
101
The Spirit of the Gift
149
On the Sociology of Primitive Exchange
185
Exchange Value and the Diplomacy of Primitive Trade
277
Bibliography
315
Index
337
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

All Book Search results »

Bibliographic information