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Peddlers and Princes : Social Development and Economic Change in Two Indonesian Towns - Clifford Geertz

Peddlers and Princes

Social Development and Economic Change in Two Indonesian Towns

Paperback Published: 1st January 1963
ISBN: 9780226285146
Number Of Pages: 176

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In a closely observed study of two Indonesian towns, Clifford Geertz analyzes the process of economic change in terms of people and behavior patterns rather than income and production. One of the rare empirical studies of the earliest stages of the transition to modern economic growth, "Peddlers and Princes" offers important facts and generalizations for the economist, the sociologist, and the South East Asia specialist.
""Peddlers and Princes" is, like much of Geertz's other writing, eminently rewarding . . . Case study and broader theory are brought together in an illuminating marriage."--Donald Hindley, "Annals of The American Academy of Political and Social Science "
"What makes the book fascinating is the author's capacity to relate his anthropological findings to questions of central concern to the economist . . . "--H. G. Johnson, " Journal of Political Economy "

Introduction
Two Indonesian Towns Modjokuto: A Javanese Market Town Tabanan: A Balinese Court Town
Economic Development In Modjokuto
The Bazaar Type Economy: The Traditional Pasar The flow of goods and services Regulatory mechanisms Social and cultural characteristics
The Firm Type Economy: Toko and Perusahaan Three stores Craftswork and manufacturing Household industry and manufacturing
A Rising Middle Class and Its Problems
Economic Development
In Tabanan Rural Social Structure and Economic Organization
Types of economic grouping
The Tabanan Aristocracy and the Firm-Type Economy Some modern enterprises Upper Caste Revolution and the Limits of Tradition
Conclusion: Modjokuto, Tabanan, and Indonesia Social Dynamics of Economics Modernization Local Development and National Planning
Index
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ISBN: 9780226285146
ISBN-10: 0226285146
Series: Comparative Studies of New Nations
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 1st January 1963
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.96 x 13.97  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.2

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