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Tag overview for: 'anthropology'

Entries on this site with 'anthropology'

  • the gift
    ...a work of art is a gift, not a commodity. Or, to state the modern case with more precision, (...) works of art exist simultaneously in two 'economies', a market economy
  • eternal youth
    According to the mythology of the Trobriand Islands , human beings used to be immortal, by simply shedding their skin when it grew old. At some point, however, they lost t

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