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The Resource The ragged edge of the world : encounters at the frontier where modernity, wildlands, and indigenous peoples meet, Eugene Linden

The ragged edge of the world : encounters at the frontier where modernity, wildlands, and indigenous peoples meet, Eugene Linden

Label
The ragged edge of the world : encounters at the frontier where modernity, wildlands, and indigenous peoples meet
Title
The ragged edge of the world
Title remainder
encounters at the frontier where modernity, wildlands, and indigenous peoples meet
Statement of responsibility
Eugene Linden
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A noted environmental writer shares his observations about natural regions of the world that have been dramatically changed by modern influences, describing cultural and climate transformations in such areas as Vietnam, Cuba, and the Antarctic
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
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383914
Cataloging source
DLC
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1947-
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Linden, Eugene
Dewey number
303.482
Index
index present
LC call number
GN380
LC item number
.L555 2011
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Indigenous peoples
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Indigenous peoples
  • First contact of aboriginal peoples with Westerners
Target audience
adult
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encounters at the frontier where modernity, wildlands, and indigenous peoples meet
Label
The ragged edge of the world : encounters at the frontier where modernity, wildlands, and indigenous peoples meet, Eugene Linden
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
pt. 1. War and peace. Vietnam 1994 -- pt. 2. Culture wars. An elusive butterfly in Borneo ; New Guinea : the godsend of cargo ; New Guinea redux ; Polynesia lost and found -- pt. 3. Roads to ruin. Rapa Nui : the other side of the story ; Bangui, Bayanga and Bouar ; Equateur devolving -- pt. 4. Apes at the brink. Travels with Jane ; Listening to Pygmies -- pt. 5. The Antipodes : the long reach of humanity. Unfreezing time ; The Arctic -- pt. 6. The near wild. The wolf at the door -- pt. 7. Survivors. The lost worlds of Cuba ; Midway ; In the forests it's good to be a Pygmy -- pt. 8. Inner worlds : magic, practical and otherwise. Shamans, healers and experiences I can't explain ; Esotéricas
Control code
2010043578
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
viii, 260 p.
Isbn
9780670022519
Lccn
2010043578
Label
The ragged edge of the world : encounters at the frontier where modernity, wildlands, and indigenous peoples meet, Eugene Linden
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
pt. 1. War and peace. Vietnam 1994 -- pt. 2. Culture wars. An elusive butterfly in Borneo ; New Guinea : the godsend of cargo ; New Guinea redux ; Polynesia lost and found -- pt. 3. Roads to ruin. Rapa Nui : the other side of the story ; Bangui, Bayanga and Bouar ; Equateur devolving -- pt. 4. Apes at the brink. Travels with Jane ; Listening to Pygmies -- pt. 5. The Antipodes : the long reach of humanity. Unfreezing time ; The Arctic -- pt. 6. The near wild. The wolf at the door -- pt. 7. Survivors. The lost worlds of Cuba ; Midway ; In the forests it's good to be a Pygmy -- pt. 8. Inner worlds : magic, practical and otherwise. Shamans, healers and experiences I can't explain ; Esotéricas
Control code
2010043578
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
viii, 260 p.
Isbn
9780670022519
Lccn
2010043578

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