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The Future of Price: Communicative Infrastructures and the Financialization of Indian Tea

February 12, 2016 Cultural Anthropology

Sarah Besky in Cultural Anthropology, "The Tea Board saw digital auctioning as a means of opening and freeing the tea market. Just as colonial bureaucratic enumeration was based on the ideal of rendering a mix of races, ethnicities, languages, and cultures transparent, digital trading technology promised to make the opaque world of valuation transparent."

"The Future of Price: Communicative Infrastructures and the Financialization of Indian Tea" by Sarah Besky - Cultural Anthropology