Dr Christopher Gregory
Areas of expertise
- Economic Development And Growth 140202
- History Of Ideas 220209
- Social And Cultural Anthropology 160104
- Anthropology Of Development 160101
- Anthropology 1601
The political economy and culture of rice-growing in central India as expressed in women's oral epics; kinship and marriage in central India; theories of gift exchange; commodities and money in comparative and historical context.
Present: Translation and analysis of women's oral epics from central India; analysis of the Halbi kinship system of Bastar District, central India.
Past: Rural marketing, land tenure and merchant-family structure in central India; gift and commodity exchange in colonial Melanesia; teaching with ethnographic film.