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Introduction: money and the morality of exchange

By Jonathan Parry and Maurice Bloch

Abstract

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

Topics: GN Anthropology, HF Commerce, HG Finance
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Year: 1989
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.lse.ac.uk:39602
Provided by: LSE Research Online
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