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Marcel Mauss' The Gift

Paperback, 05/07/2017, £6.50
In The Gift (1925), Marcel Mauss elevates a simple gift from the status of innocent object to something that has the capacity to motivate people and define social relationships. The Gift analyzes cultures across the world and across time, examining the ways gifts are given and received.

Gift: The Form and Reason for Exchange in Archaic Societies

Paperback, 11/10/2001, £13.99
When first published, The Gift served as nothing less than an onslaught on contemporary political theory. This edition confirms the continuing relevance of Mauss's highly original perspective.

General Theory of Magic

Paperback, 18/05/2001, £11.99
Offers a fascinating snapshot of magic throughout various cultures as well as deep sociological and religious insights still very much relevant today.