By Gregory Forth
This strange and richly-illustrated publication is the tale of the connection among the Nage humans of jap Indonesia and the birds along which they co-exist. in response to fieldwork conducted over a interval of a few fifteen years, it goals for a complete view of the way a human group interacts with one other zoological type, giving birds a selected position in human rules and social perform. in addition to a desirable ornithological learn of Indonesian fowl existence, Nage Birds bargains a much-needed critique of present theoretical argument on how non-Western societies categorize and evaluation various species and modes of being.
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Nage Birds: Classification and symbolism among an Eastern Indonesian people (Studies in Environmental Anthropology) by Gregory Forth