Friday, December 2, 2011

The Gift: Forms and Functions of Exchange in Archaic Societies

The Gift: Forms and Functions of Exchange in Archaic Societies
by Marcel Mauss

Book Description:
Cohen & West Ldt., London, 1954. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Hardcover, Dark Blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine, Translated by Ian Cunnison, published 1954, 130 pages.

Book Condition:
Very Good, covers gently rubbed, slightest wear to corners, spine and edges, front hinge starting to crack (1" crack in center) otherwise very solid, light soil to endpapers and light tanning to endpapers and pages, otherwise free of marks.

Contents:
Introduction, I. Gifts and the Obligations to Return Gifts, II. Distribution of the System: Generosity, Honour and Money, III. Survivals in Early Literature, IV. Conclusions, Bibliographical Abbreviations used in the Notes, Notes -- end. 130 pages, Collectible.

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