[Marxism] Usury & Islamic Law:anticapitalist?

DLVinvest at cs.com DLVinvest at cs.com
Wed May 12 14:23:24 MDT 2004

In a message dated 5/11/04 10:19:00 PM Mountain Daylight Time, 
illonph at pacbell.net writes: 
> An excellent book that documents the ideo-economic transformations that
> lead to interest (and Martin Luther's role in it) is "The Gift" by  Lewis
> Hyde. Great read in itself as well as very good social history.

subtitle "Imagination and the Erotic Life of Property", this collection was 
published by Vintage, 1979; it grew out of Hyde's work with Ivan Illich at 
CIDOC and a series of essays he wrote for Kenyon Review, Corona and Working Papers

see also: The Gift Relationship: From Human Blood to Social Policy
by Richard M. Titmuss, Ann Oakley (Editor), John Ashton (Editor) 

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