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The symbiosis of people and plants

Alternative title:
Ecological engagements among the Makushi Amerindians of Amazonian Guyana
Abstract:

This ethnoecological study of the Makushi Amerindians of Amazonian Guyana explores the place of plants in the indigenous culture and cosmology. The North Rupununi, the homeland of the Makushi people, is a bioculturally diverse mosaic of neotropical savannahs, forests, and wetlands. As subsistence hunters, fishers, and horticulturalists, the Makushi live in a constant and dynamic interaction with their ecologically rich surroundings. Against the human-faunal bias latent in much Amazonian an...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
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Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Christ Church College
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Examiner
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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