Ethno-Ornithology: Birds and Indigenous Peoples, Culture and Society

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Indigenous knowledge that embraces ornithology takes in whole social dimensions that are inter-linked with environmental ethos, conservation and management for sustainability. In contrast, western approaches have tended to reduce knowledge to elemental and material references. This book looks at the significance of indigenous knowledge of birds and their cultural significance, and how these can assist in framing research methods of western scientists working in related areas. As well as its knowledge base, this book ...

Ethno-Ornithology: Birds and Indigenous Peoples, Culture and Society 2010, Earthscan Publications, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781844077830

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