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  1. Shingu

    A Study of a Japanese Fishing Community

    By Arne Kalland

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    From being an important centre which attracted a large number of merchants during the feudal period, Shingu, on the northern shores of Kyushu is today a suburb of Fukuoka City. Fishing is a slowly-dying occupation and this volume analyses how the fishermen adjust to changing circumstances. Although...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Japanese Whaling?

    End of an Era

    By Arne Kalland, Brian Moeran

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    This book gives a social anthropological account of whaling culture in Japan. When originally published this was the first comprehensive account in English of the history of Japanese whaling, showing how it has given rise to a particular culture. The volume discusses what happens when that culture...

    Published February 27th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Environmental Movements in Asia

    By Arne Kalland, Gerard Persoon

    Series: NIAS Man and Nature in Asia

    This volume paints a general picture of the environmental situation in Asia, backing it up with several case studies.Two major points are made in this general picture. The first is that environmental campaigns in Asia tend to have a local focus; they react to very concrete problems in the immediate...

    Published October 23rd 1998 by Routledge

  4. Japanese Images of Nature

    Cultural Perspectives

    By Pamela J. Asquith, Arne Kalland

    Series: NIAS Man and Nature in Asia

    It is often claimed that the Japanese have a particular love for nature, a love often reflected in their art and material culture. But today equal notice is being given to the environmental degradation caused by the Japanese at home as well as abroad. How can these phenomena be reconciled? This...

    Published December 16th 1996 by Routledge

  5. Fishing Villages in Tokugawa Japan

    By Arne Kalland

    This is the first full-length presentation of Japan's pre-industrial fishing culture and a careful application of anthropological method to historical research. Shows that Tokugawa Japan's fishing villages were critical to Japan's economic development, being key links between towns and farming...

    Published February 23rd 1995 by Routledge

  6. Asian Perceptions of Nature

    A Critical Approach

    By Ole Bruun, Arne Kalland

    This highly acclaimed, 'bold and refreshing' collection of essays takes a critical look at Asians' perception of their natural environments as well as at Western views of Asia in this respect....

    Published February 8th 1995 by Routledge

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