Ambitiously tackling the nature of economic life and how to study it comparatively, the book includes six studies which reflect the author's ideas on revising traditional views of the hunter-gatherer and so-called primitive societies, revealing them to be the original affluent society. In Stone Age Economics Sahlins regrettably treats the formalist-sub-stantivist controversy in terms of its ideological rather than its methodo-logical content. Stone Age Economics is a classic of economic anthropology, ambitiously tackling the nature of economic life and how to study it comparatively. Sahlins published Stone Age Economics in 1972, a collection of essays that discuss the influence of culture on economics (as opposed to the impact of single individuals). Sahlins joined the faculty of the University of Chicago in 1973. The class discussion usually begins with the opposition between Homo aeconomicus and the primitive tribesmen as described by Sahlins. That book included the well-known essay “The Original Affluent Society,” an examination of the economies of hunting-and-gathering cultures. "Stone Age Economics is a classic of economic anthropology, ambitiously tackling the nature of economic life and how to study it comparatively. In 23 libraries. This collection of six influential essays is one of Marshall Sahlins' most important and enduring works, claiming that stone age economies formed the original affluent society. But economics teachers introducing the discipline to college students sometimes give the first chapter of Marshall Sahlins' Stone-Age Economics as a reading assignment. Stone Age Economics is a classic study of anthropological economics, first published in 1974. Sahlins examines notions of production, distribution and exchange in early communities and examines the link between economics and cultural and social factors. 152 Stone Age Economics kindly and promptly with the following version, undertaken without consulting Best's translation: 2 Na, mo te hau 0 te ngaah ereh ere. Stone Age Economics de Sahlins, Marshall sur AbeBooks.fr - ISBN 10 : 0202010996 - ISBN 13 : 9780202010991 - AldineTransaction - 1972 - Couverture souple Taua mea te hau, ehara i te mea He reduces it to 'the following theoretical option: between the ready-made models of orthodox Economics, especially "micro-economics," taken as universally valid and applicable grosso modo (orig. Since its first publication over forty years ago Marshall Sahlins's Stone Age Economics has established itself as a classic of modern anthropology and arguably one of the founding works of anthropological economics. This collection of six essays, first published in 1974, is one of Marshall Sahlin's most influential and enduring works, asserting that Stone Age economies formed the original affluent society.