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978-0-521-29098-2 / 0521290988

Perspectives in Marxist Anthropology: (Cambridge Studies in Social Anthropology)

by Maurice Godelier

Publisher:Cambridge University Press

Edition:Softcover

Language:English

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This book is a collection of essays by Maurice Godelier. These essays investigate the potential applications of a Marxist analysis to precapitalist cultures. Godelier looked at economic systems as historically contingent with the modes of production. Godelier saw the aspects of culture and society that related to economic change as multifunctional traits. These traits shifted in response to the needs of the developing economy and must be studied as scientific objects. This is then applied to what had been called "primit