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Trade, Traders, And Trading In Rural Java Jennifer Alexander

Trade, Traders, And Trading In Rural Java

Jennifer Alexander

Published December 3rd 1987
ISBN : 9780195888652
Paperback
240 pages
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In small towns throughout Java, thousands of traders gather twice each week for a few hours of frenetic buying and selling. This important phenomenon of the Javanese rural economy is here examined from various perspectives: as a material exchange ofMoreIn small towns throughout Java, thousands of traders gather twice each week for a few hours of frenetic buying and selling. This important phenomenon of the Javanese rural economy is here examined from various perspectives: as a material exchange of commodities- a social system of traders, credit suppliers, and other market participants- and a structured flow of information that can be analyzed through recent anthropological and economic theories.