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On the Road to Tribal Extinction: Depopulation, Deculturation, and Adaptive Well-Being Among the Batak of the Philippines
     

On the Road to Tribal Extinction: Depopulation, Deculturation, and Adaptive Well-Being Among the Batak of the Philippines

by James F. Eder
 

The cultural and even physical extinction of the world's remaining tribal people is a disturbing phenomenon of our time.
In his study of the Batak of the Philippines, James Eder explores the adaptive limits of small human populations facing the ecological changes, social stresses, and cultural disruptions attending incorporation into broader socioeconomic

Overview

The cultural and even physical extinction of the world's remaining tribal people is a disturbing phenomenon of our time.
In his study of the Batak of the Philippines, James Eder explores the adaptive limits of small human populations facing the ecological changes, social stresses, and cultural disruptions attending incorporation into broader socioeconomic systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520060463
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
10/23/1987
Pages:
292
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

James F. Eder is Professor of Anthropology at Arizona State University, Tempe.

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