The Construction of Value

The Construction of Value

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Scholars from Aristotle to Marx and beyond have been fascinated by the question of what constitutes value. John K. Papadopoulos and Gary Urtons The Construction of Value in the Ancient World makes a significant contribution to this ongoing inquiry, bringing together in one comprehensive volume the perspectives of leading anthropologists, archaeologists, historians, linguists, philologists, and sociologists on how value is created, defined, and expressed in a number of ancient societies around the world. Based on the basic premise that the concept of value is a social construct that is defined by the cultural context inshow more

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  • Hardback | 568 pages
  • 187.96 x 259.08 x 43.18mm | 1,746.32g
  • Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA
  • Los Angeles, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 1931745900
  • 9781931745901

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Scholars from Aristotle to Marx and beyond have been fascinated by the question of what constitutes value. The Construction of Value in the Ancient World makes a significant contribution to this ongoing inquiry, bringing together in one comprehensive volume the perspectives of leading anthropologists, archaeologists, historians, linguists, philologists, and sociologists on how value was created, defined, and expressed in a number of ancient societies around the world.show more