Sustainability,Human Ecology and the Collapse of Complex Societies
Economic Anthropology and a 21st Century Adaptation
Caldararo (anthropology, San Francisco State U.) intends this volume to serve both as an introduction to economic anthropology and as a demonstration of the usefulness of cultural history in the study of the evolution of human institutions. He first reviews the pertinent literature, addressing questions of surplus versus wealth; the relationship be
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"This is a book that resituates economic anthropology squarely at the center of our most pressing contemporary issues, and does so in a way that forces us to rethink our history, our future and our perennial relationship to the environment that ultimately sustains us and respect for which is the only basis for the sustainability of any form of human life and civilization." - (From the Preface) John Clammer, Sophia University, Tokyo"