Bringing together over thirty years of detailed ethnographic research on the Menraq of Malaysia, this book analyses and documents the experience of development and modernization in tribal communities. It traces the transformation of the lives of Menraq resulting from resettlement, development, and various 'civilizing projects'.
Alberto Gomes is Senior Lecturer in Anthropology at La Trobe University, Australia. His books include Looking for Money (COAC and Trans Pacific Press, 2004) and Malaysia and the Original People (with R. Dentan, K. Endicott, and M. B. Hooker, Allyn and Bacon, 1997). .
Alberto G. Gomes
Taylor & Francis Ltd
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Social Studies: General
The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia
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9 black & white illustrations, 9 black & white tables, 22 black & white halftones, 9 black & white line drawings