Peasant society; a reader [edited by] Jack M. Potter, May N. Diaz [and] George M. Foster.

; Diaz, May N., compiler ; Foster, George M. (George McClelland), 1913-2006, compiler
Boston, Little, Brown [1967] .

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Other Authors Diaz, May N.,
Foster, George M. 1913-2006,
Subjects Paysannerie.
Peasants.
Plattelandsbevolking.
Series Little, Brown series in anthropology.
Description ix, 453 pages illustrations, maps 21 cm.
Copyright Date [1967]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Also issued online.
Contents What is a peasant? / George M. Foster -- The preindustrial city / Gideon Sjoberg -- The social organization of tradition / Robert Redfield -- Are African cultivators to be called "peasants"? / L.A. Fallers -- The extensions of an Indian village / Morris E. Opler -- Economic relations in peasant society / May N. Diaz -- Dowry and inheritance in modern Greece / Ernestine Friedl -- Marketing and social structure in rural China (part I) / G. William Skinner -- Pratik : Haitian personal economic relationships / Sidney W. Mintz -- Caste and the Jajmani system in a north Indian village / Oscar Lewis and Victor Barnouw -- Cash or credit crops? : an examination of some implications of peasant commercial production with special reference to the multiplicity of traders and middlemen / Barbara E. Ward -- The social life of peasants / May N. Diaz and Jack M. Potter -- Opposition and alliance in a Mexican town / May N. Diaz -- An analysis of ritual co-parenthood (compadrazgo) / Sidney W. Mintz and Eric R. Wolf -- Social structure and power in a Philippine municipality / Mary N. Hollnsteiner -- The dyadic contract : a model for the social structure of a Mexican peasant village / George M. Foster -- Closed corporate peasant communities in Mesoamerica and central Java / Eric R. Wolf -- The Japanese rural community : norms, sanctions, and ostracism / Robert J. Smith -- Form and variation in Balinese village structure / Clifford Geertz -- The community-nation mediator in traditional central Italy / Sydel F. Silverman -- Peasant character and personality ; Peasant society and the image of limited good / George M. Foster -- The world of "la miseria" / F.G. Friemann -- Love and authority : a study of Mexican villagers / Michael Maccoby -- Social contact vs. social promise in a Siamese village / Herbert P. Phillips -- Chinese peasant values toward the land / Bernard Gallin -- Peasants in the modern world / Jack M. Potter -- Migrant adjustment to city life : the Egyptian case / Janet Abu-Lughod -- Caste and community development / Gerald D. Berreman -- From peasants to rural proletarians : social and economic change in rural Communist China / Jack M. Potter -- How would you like to be a peasant? / Joseph Lopreato.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)492082
(OCoLC)ocm00492082
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WorldCat Identities Potter, Jack M.,
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