ANTH 1002 1-19-11

ANTH 1002 1-19-11 - 1/19/11...

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1/19/11 Sociological Anthropology: Gifts and shit Lesse (farmers) and Effe (hunters) o Effe are inferior to the farmer o Cultivated foods should only be given by a superior to an inferior Objects grown in garden are only given between superior and inferior Whereas meat and honey are to be given between equals or from inferior to superior Sphere of exchange o There are certain things that can be exchanged for other things but not for another (whatever) o Some objects are priceless Like crown jewels The idea of priceless is being outside the sphere of exchange o Slavery- are things exchangeable but not persons? Are persons commodities are only things? Levi-Strauss: Elementary Structures of Kinship Levi- Strauss is the most famous anthropologist to ever live blah blah blah he’s important yeah we get it. o Interested in finding out more about Mauss’s argument that gift-giving included the exchange of human beings within  kinship and marriage systems 1949- “Elementary Structures of Kinship” o Argues exchange is the foundation of all human society Because every group in the world has marriages Incest taboos are pretty much universal…. o
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