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Risk and uncertainty in tribal and peasant economies

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic anthropology.,
  • Risk management -- Cross-cultural studies.,
  • Risk perception -- Cross-cultural studies.,
  • Scarcity -- Social aspects -- Cross-cultural studies.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 319-342.

    Statementedited by Elizabeth Cashdan.
    ContributionsCashdan, Elizabeth A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN448.2 .R57 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 342 p. :
    Number of Pages342
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2212226M
    ISBN 100813378214
    LC Control Number89035018


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