The Social Life of Things: Commodities in Cultural Perspective [Audiobook] download free by Arjun Appadurai

The Social Life of Things: Commodities in Cultural Perspective Audiobook download free by Arjun Appadurai
  • Listen audiobook: The Social Life of Things: Commodities in Cultural Perspective
  • Author: Arjun Appadurai
  • Release date: 2011/6/25
  • Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Society and Social Sciences
  • ISBN: 9780521357265
  • Rating: 9.12 of 10
  • Votes: 75
  • Review by: Dominick Fuchs
  • Review rating: 8.62 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/18
  • Duration: 4H14M43S in 256 kbps (67.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-29
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: Apple Lossless, MPEG4, MP3, Shorten, WMA, WMA Lossless, FLAC, WAV (compression LZO, TGZ, BZ2, ZIP, RAR, IMG)
  • Total pages original book: 339
  • Includes a PDF summary of 29 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 21M26S (5.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: The meaning that people attribute to things necessarily derives from human transactions and motivations, particularly from how those things are used and circulated. The contributors to this volume examine how things are sold and traded in a variety of social and cultural settings, both present and past. Focusing on culturally defined aspects of exchange and socially regulated processes of circulation, the essays illuminate the ways in which people find value in things and things give value to social relations. By looking at things as if they lead social lives, the authors provide a new way to understand how value is externalized and sought after. Containing contributions from American and British social anthropologists and historians, the volume bridges the disciplines of social history, cultural anthropology, and economics, and marks a major step in our understanding of the cultural basis of economic life and the sociology of culture. It will appeal to anthropologists, social historians, economists, archaeologists, and historians of art.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Central Government Policies, Anthropology, Social & Cultural Anthropology
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 38.11 USD
  • Dimensions: 151x227x24mm
  • Weight: 562g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Cambridge, United Kingdom

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