First published in 1929, Raymond Firthas original and insightful study offers an incredibly detailed account of the social and economic organisation of the Maori people before their contact with Western civilisation. Bridging the gap between anthropology and economics, the work covers the class structure, land system, industry, methods of co-operative labour, exchange and distribution, and the psychological foundations of Maori society. This reissue will be welcomed by all students of anthropology and anyone interested the history of the Maori people.Joel Polack, who spent some years in New Zealand, shrewdly realized the effect of this. ... kindle an affection on the part of the legs for a pair of stockings, whose soles would soon depart from the body unless remedied by boots and shoes .
|Title||:||Primitive Economics of the New Zealand Maori (Routledge Revivals)|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2012-11-12|