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A must read if you work with materiality or theories of consumption. I'd skip Appadurai's introduction until after you have had a chance to read the collection of articles.
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Fairly sprawling discussion of economic anthropology, beginning with Simmel's thoughts on the formation of desire in modern subjects, and its relation to economic exchange. Importantly, where Simmel ... Read full review
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