Since its first publication in England in 1954, Essai sur le don has been much admired and hailed among anthropology texts as a classic.
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Marcel Mauss was a French sociologist and anthropologist. His work profoundly influenced the field of anthropology with respect to topics such as magic, sacrifice, and gift exchange in primitive cultures.
W. D. Halls was an author, educationist, and historian. He translated works by French authors, notably Marcel Mauss and Émile Durkheim, well into his retirement years.
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Book Description Routledge. 1990. 041504488X, 1990. PB. Covers rubbed. Underlining & side notes throughout o/w Good. Bookseller Inventory # 17170
Book Description Routledge. Paperback. Book Condition: VERY GOOD. Very Good copy, cover and pages show some wear from reading and storage. Binding may have light creases. Lots of life left in these pages. Bookseller Inventory # 2700703716