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Titel: Hunters, Pastoralists and Ranchers: Reindeer...
Verlag: Cambridge Univ. Press
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Near Fine
Auflage: First Edition.
Fine/Nr Fine 1st edition 1980 Cambridge hardback, unclipped DJ - minor crease to front corner inside flap of DJ only. Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; ISBN: 0521225884. ISBN/EAN: 9780521225885. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 059772. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 059772
Inhaltsangabe: Throughout the northern circumpolar tundras and forests, and over many millennia, human populations have based their livelihood wholly or in part upon the exploitation of a single animal species?the reindeer. Yet some are hunters, others pastoralists, while today traditional pastoral economies are being replaced by a commercially oriented ranch industry. In this book, drawing on ethnographic material from North America and Eurasia, Tim Ingold explains the causes and mechanisms of transformations between hunting, pastoralism and ranching, each based on the same animal in the same environment, and each viewed in terms of a particular conjunction of social and ecological relations of production. In developing a workable synthesis between ecological and economic approaches in anthropology, Ingold introduces theoretically rigorous concepts for the analysis of specialized animal-based economies, which cast the problem of 'domestication' in an entirely new light.
Inhaltsangabe: In this book, drawing on ethnographic material from North America and Eurasia, Tim Ingold explains the causes and mechanisms of transformations between hunting, pastoralism and ranching, each based on the same animal in the same environment, and each viewed in terms of a particular conjunction of social and ecological relations of production.
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