Minangkabau Rural Markets

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Nursyirwan Effendi

Trade and Traders in West Sumatra, Indonesia

ISBN 978-3-8258-4387-4
Band-Nr. 9
Jahr 2005
Seiten 168
Bindung broschiert
Reihe Market, Culture and Society

Artikelnummer: 978-3-8258-4387-4 Kategorien: , ,


This book is a study on traditional markets and their functions in the
market society of Minangkabau, West Sumatra Indonesia. It contains
detailed empirical findings on the forms of marketplaces, trade and
traders, local people (mostly peasants) experiences dealing with market
situation and the function of local values in the market that is embedded
in the Minangkabau culture. The interacting pictures of marketplaces and
indigenous social practice within and beyond them are mostly delineated.

Nursyirwan Effendi is lecturer at department of
anthropology of Andalas University of west Sumatra, Indonesia and
graduating Ph.D program from University of Bielefeld, Germany.