Managing Animals in New Guinea
Preying the Game in the Highlands
By (author) Paul Sillitoe
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Managing Animals in New Guinea by Paul Sillitoe
Book DescriptionManaging Animals in New Guinea analyzes the place of animals in the lives of New Guinea Highlanders. Looking at issues of zoological classification, hunting of wild animals and management of domesticated ones, notably pigs, it asks how natural parameters affect people's livelihood strategies and their relations with animals and the wider environment.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415280976
(234mm x 156mm x 25mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 15-May-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Paul Sillitoe
From Land to Mouth, Hardback (January 2011)
Offers a comparison of the apparently incomparable: our capitalist economy to the subsistence-cum-exchange order of the Wola people in the Was Valley.
Participating in Development, Paperback (July 2002)
This thought- provoking and challenging collection focuses on how anthropologists can define and use indigenous knowledge without compromising anthropological expectations.
Social Change in Melanesia, Hardback (April 2000)» View all books by Paul Sillitoe
An account of social change in Melanesia covering the colonial period and the post-colonial era, first published in 2000.
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Author Biography - Paul Sillitoe
Paul Sillitoe is a Professor of Anthropology at the University of Durham and former Nuffield Fellow in Tropical Agriculture. He has worked extensively in Papua New Guinea. His previous books include Participating in Development (Routledge, 2002), Horticulture in Papua New Guinea (2002), Indigenous Knowledge Development in Bangladesh (2000) and A Place Against Time: Land and Environment in the Papua New Guinea Highlands (1996).
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