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Author Siebert, Stephen F. (Stephen Frederic), 1955-

Title The nature and culture of rattan : reflections on vanishing life in the forests of Southeast Asia / Stephen F. Siebert
Published Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (pages)
Contents Rattan and a changing world -- The ecology, diversity, and climbing prowess of rattan -- Historical and current uses of rattan -- Forest communities and rattan management -- From forest to furniture boutique -- Rattan and household livelihood -- The history of a Sulawesi rattan village -- Cane gathering : nuisances, risks, and pain -- Sustainable harvesting : a local view -- Rattan cultivation : rich history, uncertain future -- Rattan, religion, and family planning
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Rattan palms -- Utilization -- Southeast Asia.
Rattan -- Southeast Asia.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0824860381 (electronic bk.)
9780824860387 (electronic bk.)