Dictionary of Kammu Yúan Language and Culture

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Jan-Olof Svantesson, Kàm Ràw (Damrong Tayanin), Kristina Lindell & Håkon Lundström 2013 By retaining their orally based culture through to the present day, the Kammu of northern Laos and adjacent parts of Vietnam, Thailand and China have long been recognised

Hunting and Fishing in a Kammu Village: Revisiting a Classic Study in Southeast Asian Ethnography

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Damrong Tayanin & Kristina Lindell 2013 This detailed and fascinating description of traditional hunting, trapping and fishing in northern Laos includes illustrations of traps, weapons, etc., an insight into rites and taboos pertaining to the work, and much more. First

Land and Longhouse: Agrarian Transformation in the Uplands of Sarawak

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R.A. Cramb 2007 This book examines the role of community, market and state in the historic transformation of upland livelihoods in Southeast Asia. Focusing on the Saribas Iban of Sarawak, the book combines in-depth, generation-long village case studies with an

Other Landscapes: Colonialism and the Predicament of Authority in Nineteenth-Century South India South India

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Deborah Sutton 2009 Due to India’s inhospitable climate and vastness of the native population, European settlement was never seriously considered apart from in selected upland areas with cooler climates and sparse native populations. One such area was the Nilgiri Hills