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Author Veer, Peter van der, author.

Title The value of comparison / Peter van der Veer ; with a foreword by Thomas Gibson.

Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.80095 VEER    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 192 pages ; 23 cm.
Series The Lewis Henry Morgan lectures.
Lewis Henry Morgan lectures.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-182) and index.
Contents The fragment and the whole -- The comparative advantage of anthropology -- Market and money: a critique of rational choice theory -- Civilization and comparison -- Keeping the Muslims out: concepts of civilization, civility, and civil society in India, China, and Western Europe -- The afterlife of images -- Comparing exclusion -- Lost in the mountains: notes on diversity in the Southeast Asian mainland massif -- Who cares? Care arrangements and sanitation for the poor in India and elsewhere.
Other author Gibson, Thomas, 1956- writer of foreword.
Subject Anthropology -- China -- Comparative method.
Ethnology -- China -- Comparative method.
Sociology -- China -- Comparative method.
Anthropology -- India -- Comparative method.
Ethnology -- India -- Comparative method.
Sociology -- India -- Comparative method.
ISBN 9780822361398