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Introduction: Ritual, Economy and the Institutions of the Base
Stephen Gudeman and Chris Hann

Chapter 1. Economy as Ritual: The Problems of Paying in Wine
Jennifer Cash

Chapter 2. Animals in the Kyrgyz Ritual Economy: Symbolic and Moral Dimensions of Economic Embedding
Nathan Light

Chapter 3. From Pig-Sticking to Festival: Changes in Pig-Sticking Practices in the Hungarian Countryside
Bea Vidacs

Chapter 4. Kurban: Shifting Economy and the Transformations of a Ritual
Detelina Tocheva

Chapter 5. The Trader’s Wedding: Ritual Inflation and Money Gifts in Transylvania
Monica Vasile

Chapter 6. “We don’t have work. We just grow a little tobacco”: Household Economy and Ritual Effervescence in a Macedonian Town
Miladina Monova

Appendix: The “Economy and Ritual” Project and the Field Questionnaire

Notes on Contributors

Economy and Ritual

Studies of Postsocialist Transformations

Edited by Stephen Gudeman and Chris Hann

214 pages, 5 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-78238-569-1 Hb Published (February 2015)

ISBN  978-1-78533-519-8 Pb Published (May 2017)

eISBN 978-1-78238-570-7 eBook