Home » Commodification: Things, Agency, and Identities: The Social Life of Things Revisited by Wim M.J. Van Binsbergen
Commodification: Things, Agency, and Identities: The Social Life of Things Revisited Wim M.J. Van Binsbergen

Commodification: Things, Agency, and Identities: The Social Life of Things Revisited

Wim M.J. Van Binsbergen

Published March 31st 2006
ISBN : 9783825888046
Paperback
400 pages
Enter the sum

 About the Book 

The empirically rich and analytically provocative contributions to this volume focus on Africa and on the process through which commodities come into being. Commodifcation is shown to be a powerful tool towards understanding the modern world.Wim M.MoreThe empirically rich and analytically provocative contributions to this volume focus on Africa and on the process through which commodities come into being. Commodifcation is shown to be a powerful tool towards understanding the modern world.Wim M. J. van Binsbergen is senior researcher at the African Studies Centre in Leiden and professor of the Foundations of Intercultural Philosophy at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam (the Netherlands). Peter L. Geschiere is professor of African anthropology at the University of Amsterdam (the Netherlands).