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7067 -- MOEBIUS, STEPHAN & CHRISTIAN PAPILLOUD (Eds.)

Gift. Marcel Mauss" Kulturtheorie der Gabe
Wiesbaden: VS Verlag 2006
359 pp., Euro 29.90; ISBN 3-531-14731-5
Keywords: Mauss, M., gift exchange, theory of the gift, Lˇvi-Strauss and M. Mauss, Lacan, J., Derrida, J., totemism, exchange

Gift. Marcel Mauss"s culture theory of the gift
This is a systematic and transdisciplinary overview of work on, and influence of, Mauss"s concept of the gift; dominant are historial an theoretical aspects of an emerging international discourse on the gift. Additionally the book presents two contributions of Mauss appearing for the first time in German translation.

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