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The Resource The gift : forms and functions of exchange in archaic societies, by Marcel Mauss ; translated by Ian Cunnison ; with an introduction by E.E. Evans-Pritchard

The gift : forms and functions of exchange in archaic societies, by Marcel Mauss ; translated by Ian Cunnison ; with an introduction by E.E. Evans-Pritchard

Label
The gift : forms and functions of exchange in archaic societies
Title
The gift
Title remainder
forms and functions of exchange in archaic societies
Statement of responsibility
by Marcel Mauss ; translated by Ian Cunnison ; with an introduction by E.E. Evans-Pritchard
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Mauss revolutionised our understanding of some of the basic structures of society. By identifying the complex web of exchange & obligation involved in the act of giving, he called into question many of our social conventions & economic systems
Member of
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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1872-1950
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Mauss, Marcel
Dewey number
  • 394
  • 394
Index
index present
Intended audience
Specialized
Language note
Translated from the French
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Gifts
  • Exchange
  • Customs and Folklore
Target audience
specialized
Label
The gift : forms and functions of exchange in archaic societies, by Marcel Mauss ; translated by Ian Cunnison ; with an introduction by E.E. Evans-Pritchard
Instantiates
Publication
Note
This translation originally published: Glencoe, Ill.: Free, 1954
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
9781614270188
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xiv, 130 p.
Isbn
9781614270188
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Label
The gift : forms and functions of exchange in archaic societies, by Marcel Mauss ; translated by Ian Cunnison ; with an introduction by E.E. Evans-Pritchard
Publication
Note
This translation originally published: Glencoe, Ill.: Free, 1954
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
9781614270188
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xiv, 130 p.
Isbn
9781614270188
Isbn Type
(pbk.)

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