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Published: 15 March 2016

ISBN: 9780190251314


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Trading Worlds

Afghan Merchants Across Modern Frontiers

Magnus Marsden

  • A remarkable anthropological study of Pashtun Afghan merchants that tells us much about how trading diasporas function in an era of globalization.
  • Landmark work on anthropology of Afghanistan by tackling new topics
  • Magnus Marsden shows that traders' worlds are informed by complex forms of knowledge, skill, ethical sensibility, and long-lasting human relationships that often cut across and dissolve boundaries of nation, ethnicity, religion and ideology
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