Generative Anthropology Summer Conference 2011, May 19-21

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One, Two, Three, Many Modernities

According to Jacques Godbout, in his The World of the Gift, the distinctive form taken by the gift in the modern world is the gift to strangers—everything from philanthropies to blood and organ donations. The specifically modern gift, in other words, to quote the title of a bad movie, based on a good idea, [...]

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