Essai Sur Le Don

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Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1969 - Anthropology - 130 pages
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Accessible classic offering a theory as to how gifts serve to create social cohesion. "We may then consider that the spirit of gift-exchange is characteristic of societies which have passed the phase ... Read full review

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Marcel Mauss’ “The Gift” (1925) is one of the most influential pieces of anthropology written in the twentieth century. It explores the economies of pre-capitalist cultures and peoples from several ... Read full review

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