Rebecca M. Empson
Based on long-term fieldwork with herding families along the Mongolian-Russian border, this book examines how people tend to past memories in their homes while navigating new ways of accumulating wealth and fortune in the face of political and economic uncertainties. It is at this intersection, between the politics of tending to the past and the morality of new means of accumulating wealth, that the book reveals an innovative area for the study of kinship in anthropology. ... Read more
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