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Managing 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 Details

ISBN: 9780415280976
ISBN-10: 0415280974
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 25mm)
Pages: 416
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 15-May-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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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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