is an activist and professor of anthropology at the London School of Economics. He is the author of eight books, including Towards an Anthropological Theory of Value: The False Coin of Our Own Dreams, Debt: The First 5,000 Years, and, most recently, The Democracy Project: A History, a Crisis, a Movement.
“To Have Is to Owe” contains excerpts from David Graeber’s forthcoming book Debt: The First 5,000 Years
, to be published by Melville House in January 2011. It was produced by Triple Canopy as part of its Research Work
project area, supported in part by the New York Council for the Humanities and the Brown Foundation, Inc. of Houston.