Author:Philippe Cadene & Denis Vidal (Eds)


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Webs of trade: dynamics of business communities in western India

By: Philippe Cadene & Denis Vidal (Eds)

Price: $33.20

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1200687

ISBN: 8173041873

Condition: New

Condition: New. Through individual case studies based on fieldwork in different locations of western India, this book sets out to explore the processes by which social, cultural and economic factors are woven together into webs of trade. While all these studies focus on the role played by business communities in the organization of trade at the local level, the authors have tried to avoid the traps of sociological reification, i.e. economic formalism. It is in this perspective that particular emphasis has been placed on the role of kinship and credit networks and on the spatial organization of... View more info