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Author: HONG, E[VELYNE], Title: Natives of Sarawak. Survival in Borneo's vanishing Forest. [First edition].
Description: Pulau Pinang, Institut Masyarakat, 1987. Tall naddow 8°., original limp wrappers, large illustration on front cover. , 259pp. Frontispiece, Many black/white captioned illustrations on 25 plates after photographs, many tables in text and full-page, 2 sketch-maps with concise legenda on a plate, glossary, list of tables, bibliography, appendices I-VI (comparative data on labour expenditure; principal forest types; production of Logs and hewed timber 1984; letter to the Prime Minister from Baram Natives; native account of native timper company conflict, Baram; letter to Member of Parliament from Baram natives), table of contents Description and anlysis of traditional social and economic system of sidden agriculture by Sarawak forest tribes, versus forces of modernization, which also includes and analysis of social and environmental impact of logging activities with recommendations for improvement. Paperback edition (as orig. pub.). Good to very good copy. (some minimal signs of scuffing to rims of covers).
Keywords: sarawak borneo tribes natives ecology environment logging tradion swidden agriculture logging heritage culture legacy labour conflict southeast asia
Price: EUR 125.00 = appr. US$ 135.86 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 49124