By John Barker
This compelling ethnography bargains a nuanced case research of the ways that the Maisin of Papua New Guinea navigate urgent financial and environmental matters. fantastically written and available to such a lot readers, Ancestral Lines is designed with introductory cultural anthropology classes in brain. Barker has geared up the ebook into chapters that reflect a number of the significant issues coated in introductory cultural anthropology, reminiscent of kinship, fiscal pursuit, social preparations, gender kin, faith, politics, and the surroundings. the second one version has been revised all through, with a brand new timeline of occasions and a last bankruptcy that brings readers modern on very important occasions in view that 2002, together with a devastating cyclone and an immense courtroom victory opposed to the forestry industry.
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Ancestral Lines: The Maisin of Papua New Guinea and the Fate of the Rainforest, Second Edition (Teaching Culture: UTP Ethnographies for the Classroom) by John Barker