Gift / Giving
(1,412 words)

Abstract: Gift-giving in small-scale traditional and archaic societies carries more than merely economic connotations, for moral responsibility, keeping up one’s obligations and the group’s honour, en…

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Garry Trompf, “Gift / Giving”, in: Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, General Editors Robert A. Segal, Kocku Von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 16 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2016

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