Limited Wants, Unlimited Means: A Reader on Hunter-Gatherer Economics and the Environment (Edited by John Gowdy)Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 07:28.
This is another important anthropological text for anarcho-primitivists... Why the fuck are they so deeply in bed with ideas foundationally rooted in colonial and representational practice? Surely there is a better way.
INTRODUCTION: Back to the Future and Forward to the Past
PART I: ORIGINAL AFFLUENT SOCIETIES
1. The Original Affluent Society by Marshall Sahlins
2. What Hunters Do for a Living, or, How to Make Out on Scarce Resources by Richard B. Lee
3. Sharing, Talking, and Giving: Relief of Social Tensions Among the !Kung by Lorna Marshall
4. Egalitarian Societies by James Woodburn
PART II: THE ORIGINAL AFFLUENT SOCIETY: ASSESSMENT AND EXTENSIONS
5. Beyond "The Original Affluent Society": A Culturalist Reformulation BY Nurit Bird-David
6. Women's Status in Egalitarian Society: Implications for Social Evolution by Eleanor Leacock
7. Art, Science, or Politics? The Crisis in Hunter-Gatherer Studies by Richard B. Lee
8. The Future of Hunter-Gatherer Research by Ernest S. Burch, Jr.
PART III: HUNTER-GATHERERS AND VISIONS OF THE FUTURE
9. The Transformation of the Kalahari !Kung by John E. Yellen
10. So Varied in Detail-So Similar in Oudine by Tim Flannery
11. Future Primitive by John Zerzan
12. A Post-Historic Primitivism by Paul Shepard