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By Clifford Geertz

In a heavily saw learn of 2 Indonesian cities, Clifford Geertz analyzes the method of financial switch by way of humans and behaviour styles instead of source of revenue and construction. one of many infrequent empirical stories of the earliest levels of the transition to trendy financial development, Peddlers and Princes deals very important evidence and generalizations for the economist, the sociologist, and the South East Asia specialist.

"Peddlers and Princes is, like a lot of Geertz's different writing, eminently worthwhile . . . Case research and broader conception are introduced jointly in an illuminating marriage."—Donald Hindley, Annals of the yankee Academy of Political and Social technology

"What makes the booklet interesting is the author's capability to narrate his anthropological findings to questions of crucial quandary to the economist . . . "—H. G. Johnson, magazine of Political financial system

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