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Chewong modes of thought

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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...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Anthropology and Geography
Role:
Author
Publication date:
1981
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602337155
URN:
uuid:d56020e7-6ad7-4fd6-9506-ca67b44740a0
Local pid:
td:602337155
Language:
English
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