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The Forest, Source of Life: The Kelabit of Sarawak


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November 2003

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

A study of the way in which the Kelabit utilise raw materials from the rainforest to construct a socially ordered world. Catalogues of the collections made by the author for the British and Sarawak Museums are included, with frequent links to the main text, and there are numerous photographs of items being made and in use. The volume will be of interest to scholars of Borneo, and to those interested in the social and symbolic significance of material culture.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 The Kelabit: background; 2 Clothes, hair and personal adornment; 3 The Kelabit language; 4 The Kelabit hearth; 5 Kelabit agriculture; 6 Kelabit use of the wild; 7 Life force from the wild: Lalud; 8 Irau feasts: statements of status, rice-growing success and potency; 9 Rice and the wild: gender, the Rice Meal and the generation of Ulum; Conclusion: crafting a human world; Plates; Appendices; Notes; Bibliography.

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by Monica Janowski

EAN: 9780861591435
ISBN: 0861591437
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: BRITISH MUSEUM PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2003
Seitenanzahl: 154 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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