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Author Jacka, Jerry K., 1966- author

Title Alchemy in the rain forest : politics, ecology, and resiliance in a New Guinea mining area / Jerry K. Jacka
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (pages cm.)
Series New ecologies for the twenty-first century
New ecologies for the twenty-first century.
Contents Resource frontiers in the montane tropics -- Colonialism, mining, and missionization -- Land: Yu -- People: Wandakali -- Spirits: Yama -- Ecological perturbations and human responses -- Social dislocations: work, antiwork, and highway life -- Conclusion : development, resilience, and the end of the land
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Ethnology -- Papua New Guinea -- Porgera.
Gold mines and mining -- Social aspects -- Papua New Guinea -- Porgera.
Gold mines and mining -- Environmental aspects -- Papua New Guinea -- Porgera.
Porgera (Papua New Guinea) -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Porgera (Papua New Guinea) -- Environmental conditions -- 21st century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780822375012 (electronic bk.)
082237501X (electronic bk.)