Table of contents for Arguing with anthropology : an introduction to critical theories of the gift / Karen Sykes.

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Table of Contents
Acknowledgements
List of Illustrations
Arguing with Anthropology
1. A Critical Introduction to Theories of Gift Exchange
Modernist Nostalgia
2. The Awkward Legacy of the Noble Savage
3. Collecting Evidence on the Kula Exchange
4. Keeping Obligations and Keeping Relations
5. Exchanging People; Forming Alliances
Post - Modern Reflections
Historical Criticism
6. Debt in Postcolonial Context
7. Mistaking How and When to Give
Critiques of Subjectivity
8. Envisioning Bourgeois Subjects 
9. Giving Beyond Reason
A Present without Nostalgia
10. Interests in Cultural Property 
11. Virtually Real Exchange
12. Giving Anthropology A-Way 
Suggested Readings

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Ceremonial exchange.
Gifts.
Anthropology -- Philosophy.