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Trees, knots, and outriggers : environmental knowledge in the northeast Kula Ring / Frederick H. Damon.

Author:
Damon, Frederick H. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • New York : Berghahn Books, 2017.
  • ©2017
Εdition:
First edition.
Description:
xiv, 375 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series:
  • Studies in environmental anthropology and ethnobiology ; v. 21. [More in this series]
  • Studies in environmental anthropology and ethnobiology ; volume 21
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-363) and index.
Contents:
Return to the garden : gwed, locating intentions and interpretive puzzles -- The trees : classificatory forms, landscape beacons and basic categories -- The forests and the fire : tasim, inverted landscapes, and tree meanings -- A story of Calophyllum : from ecological to social facts -- Vatul : a life form and a form for life -- Geometries of motion : trees and the boats of the eastern Kula Ring.
Subject(s):
Other title(s):
Kaynen Muyuw
ISBN:
  • 9781785332326 ((hardback ; : alk. paper))
  • 1785332325 ((hardback ; : alk. paper))
  • 9781785333200 ((paperback))
  • ((ebook))
LCCN:
2016022585
OCLC:
957705079
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