By John Barker
This compelling ethnography bargains a nuanced case research of the ways that the Maisin of Papua New Guinea navigate urgent monetary and environmental concerns. superbly written and available to so much readers, Ancestral Lines is designed with introductory cultural anthropology classes in brain. Barker has geared up the publication into chapters that reflect a few of the significant subject matters coated in introductory cultural anthropology, resembling kinship, financial pursuit, social preparations, gender kinfolk, faith, politics, and the surroundings. the second one variation has been revised all through, with a brand new timeline of occasions and a last bankruptcy that brings readers brand new on very important occasions due to the fact that 2002, together with a devastating cyclone and a tremendous 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