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FOLK 120 401 Money in Society & Culture

Jay Dautcher
Seminar: Monday 2:00-5:00

Contact: dautcher[at sign]

Cross-listed with ANTH 120

Across history and across cultures, money has profoundly shaped the social world. In its myriad forms and functions, money finds expression as object and idea, as complex technological system and potent psychological symbol. In this course we will consider the meanings that social scientists, cultural critics and popular movements have invested in the objects and practices that surround the use of money in human culture.

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