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Harvest of the Palm

Ecological Change in Eastern Indonesia

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674331884

Publication Date: 01/01/1977

290 pages



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  • Introduction
  • Part One: The Ecology and Economies of the Outer Arc
    • 1. The Contrast of Economies
    • 2. The Clash of Economies
  • Part Two: The History of Island Relations
    • 3. The Intricate Background of Island Relations
    • 4. Roti, Savu, and the Dutch East India Company
    • 5. The Rotinese in the Nineteenth Century
    • 6. The Savunese in the Nineteenth Century
    • 7. Ethnic Relations in the Twentieth Century
  • Part Three: Some Comparisons of Palm Economies
    • 8. Introduction to the Borassus Palm
    • 9. Three Case Studies of Borassus Utilization
  • Appendixes
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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