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Bakairi Indians of Brazil Politics, Ecology, and Change - 00 edition

Bakairi Indians of Brazil Politics, Ecology, and Change (ISBN10: 1577661214; ISBN13: 9781577661214)
ISBN13: 978-1577661214
ISBN10: 1577661214

Summary: For over two decades, Picchi has documented how the Bakairí Indians have addressed and endured change. Her longitudinal perspective reveals how the Bakairí are responding to what is happening around them and charting a course in the new century. Written in an accessible, conversational style, without avoiding complex issues, this work represents one of the first ethnographies on South American Indians to espouse political ecology explicitly as a theoret
ical orientation. As such, it details how a people have actively developed options for presenting their culture to outsiders in the age of ecotourism and multiculturalism, while weaving together an eclectic production system in their reservation.
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Summary: For over two decades, Picchi has documented how the Bakairí Indians have addressed and endured change. Her longitudinal perspective reveals how the Bakairí are responding to what is happening around them and charting a course in the new century. Written in an accessible, conversational style, without avoiding complex issues, this work represents one of the first ethnographies on South American Indians to espouse political ecology explicitly as a theoretical orientation. As such, it details how a people have actively developed options for presenting their culture to outsiders in the age of ecotourism and multiculturalism, while weaving together an eclectic production system in their reservation. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 00
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Publisher: Waveland Press, Inc.
Year Published: 2000
International: No

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