1988, English, Book edition: The social life of things : commodities in cultural perspective / edited by Arjun Appadurai. Sears, Richard S.

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The social life of things : commodities in cultural perspective / edited by Arjun Appadurai
 
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Edition
  • 1st paperback ed.
Physical Description
  • xiv, 329 pages : map ; 23 cm.
Published
  • Cambridge, U.K. : Cambridge University Press, 1988.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • The social life of things : commodities in cultural perspective /​ edited by Arjun Appadurai.
Author
  • Sears, Richard S.
Other Authors
  • Appadurai, Arjun, 1949-, (editor.)
  • Ethnohistory Workshop (1983 : University of Pennsylvania)
  • Ethnohistory Workshop (1984 : University of Pennsylvania)
  • Symposium on the Relationship between Commodities and Culture (1984 : Philadelphia, Pa.)
Edition
  • 1st paperback ed.
Published
  • Cambridge, U.K. : Cambridge University Press, 1988.
Content Types
  • text
Carrier Types
  • volume
Physical Description
  • xiv, 329 pages : map ; 23 cm.
Series
Subjects
Contents
  • Part I. Toward an anthropology of things:
  • 1. Introduction: commodities and the politics of value /​ Arjun Appadurai
  • 2. The cultural biography of things: commoditization as process /​ Igor Kopytoff
  • Part II. Exchange, Consumption, and Display:
  • 3. Two kinds of value in the Eastern Solomon Islands /​ William H. Davenport
  • 4. Newcomers to the world of goods: consumption among the Muria Gonds /​ Alfred Gell
  • Part III. Prestige, Commemoration, and Value:
  • 5. Varna and the emergence of wealth in prehistoric Europe /​ Colin Renfrew
  • 6. Sacred commodities: the circulation of medieval relics /​ Patrick Geary
  • Part IV. Production Regimes and the Sociology of Demand:
  • 7. Weavers and dealers: the authenticity of an oriental carpet /​ Brian Spooner
  • 8. Qat: changes in the production and consumption of a quasilegal commodity in northeast Africa /​ Lee V. Cassanelli
  • Part V. Historical Transformations and Commodity Codes:
  • 9. The structure of a cultural crisis: thinking about cloth in France before and after the Revolution /​ William M. Reddy
  • 10. The origins of swadeshi (home industry): cloth and Indian society, 1700-1930 /​ C. A. Bayly.
Notes
  • First published 1986.
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Language
  • English
ISBN
  • 0521357268
Dewey Number
  • 306.3
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