This is an ethnographic study of the Chewong, a small group of aboriginal people who live in the tropical rain forest of peninsular Malaysia. They are shifting cultivators, hunters and gatherers.
After an introductory chapter in which language, history, ecology, economy, demography, and kinship are briefly examined, the main body of the thesis is presented in three parts.
In Part Two, "Relationships", I suggest that a lack of hierarchy on the political level is only one manif...Expand abstract
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Chewong modes of thought
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