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From Political Economy to Anthropology: Situating Economic Life in Past Societies


Manufacturer: Black Rose Books

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Scholars affected by Polanyi's ideas came together to present talks at international conferences, and from those conferences arose this collection which represents a move toward a better understanding of the ancient people's attempts at situating economic life within particular societies. Some of the topics covered include a social and economical analysis of ancient, pre-State Greece, Athens in particular; of the classical Maya; the Maori women and slaves; of rural India; rural Kentucky; and of preindustrial Japan. Contributors include:Walter Donlan, Ian Morris, John Adams, Vernon Scarborough, William Schaniel.

Edited by Colin M. Duncan and David W. Tandy. Black Rose, 1994.

Product Code: FROD19

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