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Josiane Cauquelin's Aborigines of Taiwan: The Puyuma: From Headhunting to the PDF

By Josiane Cauquelin

ISBN-10: 0415314135

ISBN-13: 9780415314138

ISBN-10: 0415600030

ISBN-13: 9780415600033

in keeping with vast box learn over a interval of two decades, this can be the 1st finished research of the Puyuma humans of Taiwan. The Puyuma belong to the Austronesian peoples, which at the present time quantity under 370,000. In Taiwan, they're the least identified of the aboriginal teams, numbering basically 6000, and inhabiting the Southeastern province of Taitung. The examine appears to be like on the ancient adjustments within the prestige and definition of those humans when it comes to the imperative nation, the standards in which humans be sure their very own ethnic id, and the evolution of that identification via heritage. The expanding information within the West of the significance of ethnic kin makes this a particularly well timed book.

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