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Inheritance - After a gold mine floods a Hungarian river with tons of cyanide, fisherman Balazs Meszaro stands alone against a multinational corporation, exposing environmental and human consequences of globalization. Until the new culture becomes familiar and comfortable, it is common to have difficulty in communicating and to make frustrating mistakes. The Methodenstreit resurfaced in American economic anthropology after the Second World War as ‘the formalist-substantivist debate’ which peaked in the 1960s (Leclair and Schneider 1968).

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Publisher: Indiana University Press; Text is Free of Markings edition (1994)


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