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Entangled Objects

Exchange, Material Culture, and Colonialism in the Pacific

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$41.00 • £32.95 • €37.00

ISBN 9780674257313

Publication Date: 10/01/1991

Short

276 pages

6 x 9-1/4 inches

29 halftones, 6 maps

World

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. Objects, Exchange, Anthropology
  • 2. The Permutations of Debt: Exchange Systems in the Pacific
  • 3. The Indigenous Appropriation of European Things
  • 4. The European Appropriation of Indigenous Things
  • 5. The Discovery of the Gift: Exchange and Identity in the Contemporary Pacific
  • Notes
  • Index

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