Hot Money and War Debts : Transactional Regimes in Southwestern Sumatra

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193 Up until the middle of this century, attention of anthropologists to money was restricted to the study of so-called primitive money. Since anthropoogy's object has always been the cultural Other, it has been the willing heir to a longstanding WEstern tradition of the critique of modern money as "a radical leveller that extinguishes all distinctions" (Marx, Captial Vol. 1). In this romantic view of the antoganism between money and culture, structural-functionalist representations of local cultures kept money out of the frame...

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