Money and the Morality of Exchange
$36.00 ( ) USD
- Jonathan Parry, London School of Economics and Political Science
- Maurice Bloch, London School of Economics and Political Science
Adobe eBook Reader
Looking for an examination copy?
If you are interested in the title for your course we can consider offering an examination copy. To register your interest please contact firstname.lastname@example.org providing details of the course you are teaching.
This collection is concerned with the symbolic representation of money in a range of different societies, and more specifically with the moral evaluation of monetary and commercial exchanges. It focuses on the different cultural meanings surrounding monetary transactions, emphasizing the enormous cultural variation in the way money is symbolized and how this symbolism relates to culturally constructed notions of production, consumption, circulation, and exchange.
Not yet reviewed
Be the first to review
Review was not posted due to profanity×
- Date Published: April 2011
- format: Adobe eBook Reader
- isbn: 9780511875618
- availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction: money and the morality of exchange Jonathan Parry and Maurice Bloch
2. Misconceiving the grain heap: a critique of the concept of the Indian jajmani system C. J. Fuller
3. On the moral perils of exchange Jonathan Parry
4. Money, men and women R. L. Stirrat
5. Cooking money: gender and the symbolic transformation of means of exchange in a Malay fishing community Janet Carsten
6. Drinking cash: the purification of money through ceremonial exchange in Fiji C. Toren
7. The symbolism of money in Imerina Maurice Block
8. Resistance to the present by the past: mediums and money in Zimbabwe D. Lan
9. Precious metals in the Andean economy M. J. Sallnow
10. The earth and the state: the sources and meanings of money in Northern Potosi, Bolivia Olivia Harris.
Sorry, this resource is locked
Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email email@example.comRegister Sign in
You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.Continue ×