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At the 1966 "Man the Hunter" conference, Marshall Sahlins first advanced his provocative conception of hunter-gatherers1 as "The Original Affluent Society." Eventually published in 1968 in extended form in Les Temps Modernes and as the lead essay in his important book, Stone Age Economics ([1972] 2004), Sahlins drew on recent huntergatherer ethnography, especially Lee's work on the !Kung San, to argue that hunters and gatherers experience reasonable material security and consequently are not perpetually on the edge of starvation. Taking the point further, and offering a clever twist on Galbraith's recently published book, The Affluent Society, he proposed that foragers might well be the original affluent society because of the relative ease with which they satisfy their wants. Introduction At the 1966 "Man the Hunter" conference, Marshall Sahlins first advanced his provocative conception of hunter-gatherers1 as "The Original Affluent Society." Eventually published in 1968 in extended form in Les Temps Modernes and as
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