Malinowski, Bronislaw, 1884-1942. The primitive economics of the Trobriand Islanders

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Title: The primitive economics of the Trobriand Islanders

Published in: The Economic journal -- Vol. 31

Published By: The Economic journal -- Vol. 31 1921. 1-16 p.

By line: [by] Bronislaw Malinowski

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 1995. Computer File

Culture: Trobriands (OL06)

Subjects: Production and supply (433);

Abstract: This article deals with the economic life of the Trobriand Islanders and covers the following subjects: natural resources, fishing, gardening, crafts and industries, land tenure, chieftainship, wealth and objects of wealth, magic and magicians in relation to economic production and distribution, exchange, barter, and ceremonial distribution of goods.

Document Number: 8

Document ID: ol06-008

Document Type: Journal Article

Language: English

Field Date: 1915-1916

Evaluation: Ethnologist-5

Analyst: Eugene Lerner

Coverage Date: not specified

Coverage Place: Papua New Guinea

LCSH: Trobriand Islanders


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