ISBN-10:
1845450159
ISBN-13:
9781845450151
Pub. Date:
01/01/2007
Publisher:
Berghahn Books, Incorporated
Conversations on the Beach: Fishermen's Knowledge, Metaphor and Environmental Change in South India / Edition 1

Conversations on the Beach: Fishermen's Knowledge, Metaphor and Environmental Change in South India / Edition 1

by Gotz Hoeppe

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ISBN-13: 9781845450151
Publisher: Berghahn Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/01/2007
Series: Environmental Anthropology and Ethnobiology , #2
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

Gotz Hoeppe is an editor of the magazine Spektrum der Wissenschaft and a part-time lecturer in social anthropology at the University of Heidelberg. He studied ethnology, physics and astronomy in Gottingen, Albuquerque and Berlin and has done fieldwork in Papua New Guinea and India. The author of Why the Sky is Blue (forthcoming at Princeton University Press), Hoeppe now investigates the epistemic practices of astronomers.

Table of Contents

List of Figures, Maps and Tables

Preface

Acknowledgements

Note on Transliteration

Abbreviations

Chapter 1. On the Beach with Krishnankutti

Chapter 2. West and East

Chapter 3. Fishing for Knowledge

Chapter 4. Sea and Fishes

Chapter 5. Socialising the Sea

Chapter 6. State Interventions

Chapter 7. Knowledge Change

Appendices

Bibliography

Index

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