The Making and Unmaking of the Haya Lived World: Consumption, Commoditization, and Everyday Practice (Body, Commodity, Text: Studies of Objectifying)
Durham, NC, Duke University Press. 1996, FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. (ISBN: 0822317222). Decorative Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book, Apparent FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. At the center of this subtle ethnographic account of the Haya communities of Northwest Tanzania is the idea of a lived world as both the product and the producer of everyday practices. Drawing on his experience living with the Haya, Brad Weiss explores Haya ways of constructing and inhabiting their community, and examines the forces that shape and transform these practices over time. In particular, he shows how the Haya, a group at the fringe of the global economy, have responded to the processes and material aspects of money, markets, and commodities as they make and remake their place in a changing world. 250pp. Ships in a box, no bubble mailers!. New.
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