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Capital, saving and credit in peasant societies : studies from Asia, Oceania, the Caribbean and Middle America

Author: Raymond Firth; Basil S Yamey
Publisher: Chicago : Aldine Pub. Co., ©1964.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Firth; Basil S Yamey
OCLC Number: 230926
Description: 399 pages : map ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Capital, saving and credit in peasant societies: a viewpoint from economic anthropology / Raymond Firth --
2. Some aspects of credit, savings and investment in a "non-monetary" economy (Rossel Island) / Lorraine Bariç --
3. Personal capital formation among the Tolai of New Britain / Scarlett Epstein --
4. Capital, investment and the social structure of a pastoral nomad group in south Persia / Fredrik Barth --
5. Capital, saving and credit among Lao peasants / Joel M. Halpern --
6. Capital, saving and credit in highland Orissa (India) / F.G. Bailey --
7. Capital, saving and credit in a Malay peasant economy / M.G. Swift --
8. Capital, saving and credit among indigenous rice farmers and immigrant vegetable farmers in Hong Kong's new territories / Marjorie Topley --
9. Institutions for capital formation and distribution among Fijians / C.S. Belshaw --
10. Rural local savings associations (Maori komiti) in New Zealand's far north / Joan Metge --
11. Capital, credit and saving in Javanese marketing / Alice Dewey --
12. The employment of capital by market women in Haiti / Sidney W. Mintz --
13. Capital, saving and credit in a Guatemalan and a Mexican Indian peasant society / Manning Nash --
14. Ethnic difference and peasant economy in British Guiana / Raymond T. Smith --
15. Capital, saving and credit among Mauritian Indians / Burton Benedict --
16. Capital formation, saving and credit in Indian agricultural society / Bert F. Hoselitz --
17. The study of peasant economic systems: some concluding comments and questions / B.S. Yamey.
Responsibility: essays edited with two general essays, by Raymond Firth and B.S. Yamey.

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