ISBN-10:
1571811028
ISBN-13:
9781571811028
Pub. Date:
10/01/2002
Publisher:
Berghahn Books, Incorporated
Hunters and Gatherers in the Modern World: Conflict, Resistance, and Self-Determination / Edition 1

Hunters and Gatherers in the Modern World: Conflict, Resistance, and Self-Determination / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9781571811028
Publisher: Berghahn Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/01/2002
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.03(d)

About the Author

Megan Biesele is President, School of Expressive Culture, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas. She helped found the Kalahari Peoples Fund in 1973 and currently serves as its Coordinator.

Robert H. Hitchcock is an Associate Professor of Anthropology and Chair of the Anthropology Department, as well as the coordinator of African Studies, at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He is involved in research and development project monitoring, evacuation, and implementation, primarily in southern and eastern Africa and North America.

Peter P. Schweitzer is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and Lecturer at the Institute of Ethnology, Cultural, and Social Anthropology, University of Vienna.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

Preface

Introduction

Robert K. Hitchcock and Megan Biesele

Chapter 1. Silence and Other Misunderstandings: Russian Anthropology, Western Hunter-Gatherer Debates, and Siberian Peoples

Peter P. Schweitzer

PART I: WARFARE AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION

Chapter 2. Visions of Conflict, Conflicts of Vision among Contemporary Dene Tha

Jean-Guy A. Goulet

Chapter 3. Warfare among the Hunters and Fishermen of Western Siberia

Liudmila A. Chindina

Chapter 4. Homicide and Aggression among the Agta of Eastern Luzon, the Philippines, 1910–1985

Marcus B. Griffin

Chapter 5. Conflict Management in a Modern Inuit Community

Jean L. Briggs

Chapter 6. Wars and Chiefs among the Samoyeds and Ugrians of Western Siberia

Andrei V. Golovnev

Chapter 7. Ritual Violence among the Peoples of Northeastern Siberia

Elena P. Batianova

Chapter 8. Patterns of War and Peace among Complex Hunter-Gatherers: The Case of the Northwest Coast of North America

Leland Donald

PART II: RESISTANCE, IDENTITY AND THE STATE

Chapter 9. The Concept of an International Ethnoecological Refuge

Olga Murashko

Chapter 10. Aboriginal Responses to Mining in Australia: Economic Aspirations, Cultural Revival, and the Politics of

Indigenous Protest

David S. Trigger

Chapter 11. Political Movement, Legal Reformation, and Transformation of Ainu Identity

Takashi Irimoto

Chapter 12. Tracking the "Wild Tungus" in Taimyr: Identity, Ecology, and Mobile Economies in Arctic Siberia

David G. Anderson

Chapter 13. Marginality with a Difference, or How the Huaorani Preserve Their Sharing Relations and Naturalize Outside Powers

Laura Rival

PART III: ECOLOGY, DEMOGRAPHY, AND MARKET ISSUES

Chapter 14. "Interest in the Present" in the Nationwide Monetary Economy: The Case of Mbuti Hunters in Zaire

Mitsuo Ichikawa

Chapter 15. Dynamics of Adaptation to Market Economy among the Ayor ode of Northwest Paraguay

Volker von Bremen

Chapter 16. Can Hunter-Gatherers Live in Tropical Rain Forests? The Pleistocene Island Melanesian Evidence

Matthew Spriggs

Chapter 17. The Ju/'hoansi San under Two States: Impacts of the South West African Administration and the Government of the Republic of Namibia

Megan Biesele and Robert K. Hitchcock

Chapter 18. Russia's Northern Indigenous Peoples: Are They Dying Out?

Dmitrii D. Bogoiavlenskii

PART IV: GENDER AND REPRESENTATION

Chapter 19. Gender Role Transformation among Australian Aborigines

Robert Tonkinson

Chapter 20. Names That Escape the State: Hai//om Naming Practicesc versus Domination and Isolation

Thomas Widlok

Chapter 21. Central African Government's and International NGOs' Perceptions of Baka Pygmy Development

Barry S. Hewlett

Chapter 22. The Role of Women in Mansi Society

Elena G. Fedorova

Chapter 23. Peacemaking Ideology in a Headhunting Society: Hudhud , Women's Epic of the Ifugao

Maria V. Staniukovich

PART V: WORLD-VIEW AND RELIGIOUS DETERMINATION

Chapter 24. Painting as Politics: Exposing Historical Processes in Hunter-Gatherer Rock Art

Thomas A. Dowson

Chapter 25. Gifts from the Immortal Ancestors: Cosmology and Ideology of Jahai Sharing

Cornelia M. I. van der Sluys

Chapter 26. Time in the Traditional World-View of the Kets: Materials on the Bear Cult

Evgeniia A. Alekseenko

Chapter 27. Lexicon as a Source for Understanding Sel'kup Knowledge of Religion

Alexandra A. Kim

Notes on Contributors

Appendix: A Note on the Spelling of Siberian Ethnonyms

Index

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