Capital, saving and credit in peasant societies : studies from Asia, Oceania, the Caribbean and Middle America / essays edited with two general essays, by Raymond Firth and B.S. Yamey.

; Yamey, Basil S
Chicago : Aldine Pub. Company, [1964] .

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Other Authors Firth, Raymond, 1901-2002.
Yamey, Basil S.
Subjects Agricultural credit -- Developing countries.
Agricultural credit.
Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries.
Agriculture -- Economic aspects.
Anthropologie rurale.
Crédit.
Crédito agrícola.
Developing countries.
Economique (Développement)
Monnaie.
Ontwikkelingslanden.
Países subdesarrollados.
Sociaal-economische verandering.
Description 399 pages : map ; 23 cm
Copyright Date [1964]
©1964
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-393) and index.
Contents 1. Capital, saving and credit in peasant societies: a viewpoint from economic anthropology / Raymond Firth -- 2. Some aspects of credit, savings and investment in a "non-monetary" economy (Rossel Island) / Lorraine Bariç -- 3. Personal capital formation among the Tolai of New Britain / Scarlett Epstein -- 4. Capital, investment and the social structure of a pastoral nomad group in south Persia / Fredrik Barth -- 5. Capital, saving and credit among Lao peasants / Joel M. Halpern -- 6. Capital, saving and credit in highland Orissa (India) / F.G. Bailey -- 7. Capital, saving and credit in a Malay peasant economy / M.G. Swift -- 8. Capital, saving and credit among indigenous rice farmers and immigrant vegetable farmers in Hong Kong's new territories / Marjorie Topley -- 9. Institutions for capital formation and distribution among Fijians / C.S. Belshaw -- 10. Rural local savings associations (Maori komiti) in New Zealand's far north / Joan Metge -- 11. Capital, credit and saving in Javanese marketing / Alice Dewey -- 12. The employment of capital by market women in Haiti / Sidney W. Mintz -- 13. Capital, saving and credit in a Guatemalan and a Mexican Indian peasant society / Manning Nash -- 14. Ethnic difference and peasant economy in British Guiana / Raymond T. Smith -- 15. Capital, saving and credit among Mauritian Indians / Burton Benedict -- 16. Capital formation, saving and credit in Indian agricultural society / Bert F. Hoselitz -- 17. The study of peasant economic systems: some concluding comments and questions / B.S. Yamey.
Geographic Area Asia
Caribbean Sea
Oceania
Network Numbers (OCoLC)230926
(OCoLC)ocm00230926
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