Their Peasant Economy
Firth, at the time Professor of Anthropology at the University of London, produces a detailed study of the fishing industry in Kelantan state just before the Japanese invasion of Malaysia. Amongst the 398 pages are included a map of the area of study, more than 30 black and white plates, a set of 7 appendices at the end of the book and numerous statistical tables. Contents include - 1 - Fishing Economy and Rural Malay Society, 2 - Economics of the Industry in Two Malay States (Kelantan and Trengganu), 3 - Structure of A Sample Fishing Community, 4 - Planning and Organisation of Fishing Activities, 5 - Ownership and Management of Capital, 6 - The Credit System in Financing Production, 7 - Marketing Organisation, 8 - The System of Distributing Earnings, 9 - Output and Levels of Income, 10 - Fishermen in the General Peasant Economy and 11 - Modern Developments - A Re-Study after Twenty-Three Years. Good Hardback in a Very Good Dust Jacket. Reprint of the Revised and Enlarged 1966 edition 398 pages with an index, figures, tables, a fold out map and plates
Weight 1 kg. Post free within Malaysia
Published by Routledge, Abingdon, UK, 1971.
Condition: This is an ex-library book with small labels on the spine, inside front cover and opposite end paper and stamps on a front end paper, the half title page and the title page. The text block is heavily tanned. Otherwise the binding is tight and there is very mild tanning throughout.