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  1. Managing Animals in New Guinea

    Preying the Game in the Highlands

    By Paul Sillitoe

    Series: Studies in Environmental Anthropology

    Managing Animals in New Guinea analyzes the place of animals in the lives of New Guinea Highlanders. Looking at issues of zoological classification, hunting of wild animals and management of domesticated ones, notably pigs, it asks how natural parameters affect people's livelihood strategies and...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Nage Birds

    Classification and symbolism among an eastern Indonesian people

    By Gregory Forth

    Series: Studies in Environmental Anthropology

    This unusual and richly-illustrated book is the story of the relationship between the Nage people of eastern Indonesia and the birds alongside which they co-exist. Based on fieldwork carried out over a period of some fifteen years, it aims for a total view of how a human community interacts...

    Published July 9th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Development and Local Knowledge

    Edited by Alan Bicker, Johan Pottier, Paul Stillitoe

    Series: Studies in Environmental Anthropology

    There is a revolution happening in the practice of anthropology. A new field of 'indigenous knowledge' is emerging, which aims to make local voices hear and ensure that development initiatives meet the needs of indigenous people.Development and Local Knowledge focuses on two major challenges that...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Indigenous Knowledge and Ethics

    A Darrell Posey Reader

    By Darrell A. Posey

    Edited by Kristiana Plenderleith

    Series: Studies in Environmental Anthropology

    Darrell A. Posey, who died in 2001, was internationally known for his support of indigenous peoples and their natural habitats, and particularly for his pioneering work with the Kayapó people of Brazil. He was an organiser of the First International Congress of Ethnobiology which resulted in the...

    Published November 29th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Kayapó Ethnoecology and Culture

    By Darrell A. Posey

    Edited by Kristina Plenderleith

    Series: Studies in Environmental Anthropology

    Darrell A Posey died in March 2001 after a long and distinguished career in anthropology and ecology. Kayapó Ethnoecology and Culture presents a selection of his writings that result from 25 years of work with the Kayapó Indians of the Amazon Basin. These writings describe the...

    Published April 18th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Indigenous Enviromental Knowledge and its Transformations

    Critical Anthropological Perspectives

    Edited by Alan Bicker, Roy Ellen, Peter Parkes

    Series: Studies in Environmental Anthropology

    The first concerted critical examination of the uses and abuses of indigenous knowledge. The contributors focus on a series of interrelated issues in their interrogation of indigenous knowledge and its specific applications within the localised contexts of particular Asian societies and regional...

    Published August 8th 2000 by Routledge

  7. People, Land and Water in the Arab Middle East

    Environments and Landscapes in the Bilad ash-Sham

    By Fidelity Lancaster

    Series: Studies in Environmental Anthropology

    The result of twenty-five years of research with different tribal groups in the Arabian peninsula, this study focuses on ethnographic descriptions of Arab tribal societies in five regions of the peninsula, with comparative material from others. Having become aware of the depth in time of Arab...

    Published June 11th 1999 by Routledge

  8. Transforming the Indonesian Uplands

    By Tania Li

    Series: Studies in Environmental Anthropology

    Drawing upon current theoretical debates in social anthropology, development studies and political ecology, and presenting original research from across the Archipelago, this book addresses the changing histories and identities of upland people as they relate in new ways to the natural resource...

    Published April 23rd 1999 by Routledge

  9. Protecting the Arctic

    Indigenous Peoples and Cultural Survival

    By Mark Nuttall

    Series: Studies in Environmental Anthropology

    Protecting the Arctic explores some of the ways in which indigenous peoples have taken political action regarding Arctic environmental and sustainable development issues, and investigates the involvement of indigenous peoples in international environmental policy- making. Nuttall illustrates how...

    Published November 19th 1998 by Routledge

  10. A Place Against Time

    Land and Environment in the Papua New Guinea Highlands

    By Paul Sillitoe

    Series: Studies in Environmental Anthropology

    A Place Against Time is an ethnographically focused environmental study of Montane, New Guinea, where people were among the world's first to cultivate crops some ten millennia ago, and where today an enduring agricultural condition continues. It arranges its account of climate, vegetation...

    Published January 15th 1997 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Kayapó Ethnoecology and Culture
    By Darrell A. PoseyEdited by Kristina Plenderleith
    To Be Published January 4th 2015

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