Savage Money

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Routledge, Aug 2, 2005 - Social Science - 342 pages

This volume is not simply another general theory of world system. It is a theoretically and ethnographically informed collection of essays which opens up new questions through an examination of concrete cases, covering global and local questions of political economy.

 

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Contents

The Value Question
xiii
Beyond Gifts and Commodities
37
Land as the Supreme Good
67
Production of Commodities by Means of Goods
115
Mercantile Kinship
159
Usury Interest and Usance
207
Domesticated Money
229
Savage Money
261
Toward a Radical Humanist Anthropology
293
Bibliography
309
Index
323
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