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Commodification : things, agency and identities (The Social Life of Things revisited) / Wim M.J. van Binsbergen & Peter L. Geschiere (editors).

Contributor(s): Binsbergen, Wim M. J. van | Geschiere, Peter
Language: English Publisher: Münster : Lit Verlag, 2005.Description: 400p. ; 24cm.ISBN: 3825888045Subject(s): Economic anthropology | Commerce -- Social aspects
Contents:
Materiality in the future of anthropology / Arjun Appadurai; Setting prices, creating money, building markets: Indonesia / Paul Alexander, Jennifer Alexander; Archaeology and commodification / Colin Renfrew; Unsanctioned wealth, or the productivity of debt in northern Cameroon / Janet Roitman; Bicycles, birth certificates, and clysters: Zaire / Nancy Rose Hunt; Colonizing currencies: South Africa / Jean Comaroff, John L. Comaroff; Coffee, cowries, and currencies: transforming material wealth in northwest Tanzania / Brad Weiss; The moral life of the gift in Ghanaiian Pentecostal churches in the diaspora / Rijk van Dijk; The visibility and invisibility of production: Senegalese craftsmen / Roy Dilley; 'Tournaments of value' in the forest area of southern Cameroon / Peter Geschiere; Value and the cultural transmission of things / Michael Rowlands; Livers and lives: organ extraction narratives on the Rai coast of Papua New Guinea / James Leach; The commodification of King Chulalongkorn: King of Siam / Irene Stengs; 'We are in this for the money': commodification and the sangoma cult of southern Africa / Wim van Binsbergen.
Holdings
Item type Home library Collection Shelving location Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode
Book British Museum
Coins and Medals Shelves DO T BIN (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available 163642-2001
Book British Museum
Royal Anthropological Institute Open Shelves KFX [BIN-] (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available L77066

Anthro library holds: The social life of things, edited by Arjun Appadurai (CUP, 1986).

Includes bibliography (p.351-378) and indexes.

Materiality in the future of anthropology / Arjun Appadurai; Setting prices, creating money, building markets: Indonesia / Paul Alexander, Jennifer Alexander; Archaeology and commodification / Colin Renfrew; Unsanctioned wealth, or the productivity of debt in northern Cameroon / Janet Roitman; Bicycles, birth certificates, and clysters: Zaire / Nancy Rose Hunt; Colonizing currencies: South Africa / Jean Comaroff, John L. Comaroff; Coffee, cowries, and currencies: transforming material wealth in northwest Tanzania / Brad Weiss; The moral life of the gift in Ghanaiian Pentecostal churches in the diaspora / Rijk van Dijk; The visibility and invisibility of production: Senegalese craftsmen / Roy Dilley; 'Tournaments of value' in the forest area of southern Cameroon / Peter Geschiere; Value and the cultural transmission of things / Michael Rowlands; Livers and lives: organ extraction narratives on the Rai coast of Papua New Guinea / James Leach; The commodification of King Chulalongkorn: King of Siam / Irene Stengs; 'We are in this for the money': commodification and the sangoma cult of southern Africa / Wim van Binsbergen.

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