Economics as Culture: Models and Metaphors of Livelihood :: Stephen Gudeman soon to be presented for sale on the excellent BookLovers of Bath web site!
London, Boston & Henley: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1986, Hardback in dust wrapper.
From the cover: According to one commonly accepted view, the economy is a sphere of practical action subject to invariant laws of human behaviour. The theme of this book, by contrast, is that patterns of livelihood are culturally formulated in diverse ways. The authors insights into the distinction between modern and traditional economies will .make the book fascinating reading for anthropologists and economists alike.
Stephen Gudeman presents a new perspective on models and questions whether our Western categories of knowledge are appropriate for analysing the economic patterns of other societies…
In the International Library of Anthropology series.
Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper with a small, closed, tear to the head of the lower panel. Text complete, clean and tight.
Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [IX] 174  pages. Index. Bibliography. 8¾” x 5¾”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I captivate you with this splendid selection from my Economics catalogue?