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Introduction: Chris Hann and the Anthropological Study of Economic Life
Kirsten W. Endres and Deema Kaneff

Part I: Reconsidering (Post)Socialist Spaces

Chapter 1. Civilizations and Economies: Notes on a Neglected Theme
Johann P. Arnason

Chapter 2. From Halecki to Hann: The Historiography of Historical Regions
Stefan Troebst

Chapter 3. Out of The Frying Pan and into The Fire, or Modernization Forever? Economic Strategies in the Transformation of Peasant Societies
Mihály Sárkány

Chapter 4. Something to Be Nostalgic About? Goulash Socialist and Postsocialist Rural Society in Hungary
Nigel Swain

Chapter 5. Man Does Not Live by Bread Alone: The Indivisibility of Economic and Discursive Aspects in Neoliberal and Populist Regimes in Poland
MichaƂ Buchowski

Chapter 6. Making a Reality of Other People’s Fictions: A Smithian Critique of Post-Marxian and Polányi-ite Accounts of Exploitation
Michael Stewart

Chapter 7. Resilience and Surveillance in Hann’s Eurasia
Steven Sampson

Part II: Economic Anthropology in a Changing World

Chapter 8. Hijra, Port and Market: Pre-Ottoman Economies in South-West Arabia's Zaydi Realm
Andre Gingrich

Chapter 9. From Social Norms to Legal Norms: Regulating Work in Post-Neoliberal Political Economies
Ruth Dukes and Wolfgang Streeck

Chapter 10. The Moral Economy of Anthropological Scholarship
Monica Heintz

Chapter 11. Some Thoughts on Embeddedness, Value and the Moral Dimension in the Work of Chris Hann
Frances Pine

Chapter 12. Property, Resources and Gauging Social Change
Deema Kaneff

Chapter 13. Birth, Property, and the Male Descendant: Some Evidence from India
Chris Gregory

Chapter 14. What Has Happened to Turkish Tea? Thoughts on a Cash Crop, the Turkish State and Society in this Millennium
Lale Yalçin-Heckmann

Part III: Economies of the Sacred and Secular

Chapter 15. Economy is a Ritual
Stephen Gudeman

Chapter 16. The Rice, the Rice Goddess and the Sickle: An Agricultural ‘Revolution’ among the Bru of Khe Sanh, 1989
Gábor Vargyas

Chapter 17. The Dharma and the Dime: Money and Buddhist Morality
Christoph Brumann

Chapter 18. Stealing Goddesses: The Political Economy of Kingship in Premodern India
Burkhard Schnepel

Chapter 19. Dalits and the Market: Liberation or Oppression?
David Gellner

Chapter 20. Polanyi Goes to Mauritius: Economy and Society in the Postcolony
Thomas Hylland Eriksen

Publications by Chris Hann

Explorations in Economic Anthropology

Key Issues and Critical Reflections

Edited by Deema Kaneff and Kirsten W. Endres

316 pages, 2 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-80073-139-4 Hb Published (July 2021)

eISBN 978-1-80073-140-0 eBook