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Asian perceptions of nature : a critical approach / edited by Ole Bruun and Arne Kalland.

By: Bruun, Ole
Contributor(s): Kalland, Arne | Nordic Institute of Asian Studies
Language: English Publisher: London : Curzon Press, 1995.Description: [vi], 278p. : ill., diagrs. ; 22cm.ISBN: 0700703012
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Includes bibl. references. - Contents: Images of nature: an introduction / O. Bruun, A. Kalland; Socio-political structures and the Southeast Asian ecosystem / J. Kathirithamby-Wells; Sacred trees and haunted forests in Indonesia - Java / P. Boomgaard; Taming nature - controlling fertility: the Isan of northeast Thailand / Stephen Sparkes; Thinking through nature in highland Nepal / Graham E. Clarke; State intervention and community in protest, Hunza, north Pakistan / A. Knudsen; Nature in the Kelasha perception of life / B.G. Sperber; Nature as the virgin forest: farmer's perspectives in the dry zone of Sri Lanka / K. Sandell; Fengshui and the Chinese perception of nature / O. Bruun; The Japanese attitude to nature / S.M. Eisenstadt; Japanese advertising nature: ecology, women, fashion and art / B. Moeran, Lise Skov; Culture in Japanese nature / A. Kalland; Nature, religion and cultural identity / P. Pedersen.