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 - La vie sociale des choses
Examining how things are sold and exchanged within diverse cultural environments, past and present through a collection of contributions by social anthropologists and historians, this book builds a bridge between social history, cultural anthropology and economics and marks a major step in our understanding of the cultural foundations of economic life and the sociology of culture.
Arjun Appadurai (born 1949 in Bombay) is an Indian-American anthropologist recognized as a major theorist in globalization studies. He is the Goddard Professor in Media, Culture and Communication at New York University, where he is also Senior Fellow at the Institute for Public Knowledge.
Edited by Arjun Appadurai.
Foreword by Nancy Farriss.
Essays by Arjun Appadurai, C. A. Bayly, Lee V. Cassanelli, William H. Davenport, Patrick Geary, Alfred Gell, Igor Kopytoff, William M. Reddy, Colin Renfrew, Brian Spooner.

Translated from the English (American) by Nadège Dulot.
 
published in September 2020
French edition
17 x 24 cm (softcover)
400 pages
 
30.00
 
ISBN : 978-2-37896-166-4
EAN : 9782378961664
 
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