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Resource management in Amazonia : indigenous and folk strategies / D.A. Posey and W. Balée, editors.

By: Posey, Darrell Addison, 1947-
Contributor(s): Balée, William L
Language: English Publisher: Bronx, N.Y. : New York Botanical Garden, 1989.Description: x, 287p. : ill., maps, photos. ; 25.5cm.ISBN: 0893273406ISSN: 0741-8280
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Africa Oceania and the Americas Open Shelves KUP [POS-] (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available M24223

Includes bibl. - Contents: Foreword / Ghillean T. Prance; I, Theoretical approaches to resource management. The culture of Amazonian forests / W. Balée; Models of native and folk adaptation / E.F. Moran; Resource management in Amazonia before the conquest / A. Roosevelt; Process as resource: Bora and Huastec / J.B. Alcorn; II, Use, perception and manipulation of resources. Use of plant resources by the Chácobo / B.M. Boom; Rainy seasons and constellations: the Desâna economic calendar / B.G. Ribeiro, T. Kenhíri; Yanoama horticulture in the Parima highlands of Venezuela and Brazil / W.J. Smole; Managed forest succession in Amazonia: th Ka'apor case / W. Balée, A. Gély; Management of a tropical scrub savannah by the Gorotire Kayapó of Brazil / Anthony B. Anderson, D.A. Posey; Preliminary results on soil management techniques of the Kayapó Indians / S.B. Hecht, D.A. Posey; Ecological basis of Amuesha agriculture / J. Salick; How the Machiguenga manage resources / Allen Johnson; Succession management and resource distribution / D. Irvine; Managing rivers of hunger: the Tukano of Brazil / J.M. Chernela; A neglected human resource in Amazonia: the Amazon Caboclo / Eugene P. Parker; The perception of ecological zones and natural resources in the Brazilian Amazon / J. Frechione, D.A. Posey, L. Francelino da Silva.