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  • Shinguby Arne Kalland

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95

    From being an important centre which attracted a large number of merchants during the feudal period, Shing?, on the northern shores of Kyushu is today a suburb of Fukuoka City. Fishing is a slowly-dying occupation and this volume analyses how the fishermen adjust to changing circumstances. Although Japan is the largest fishing nation in the world,... more...

  • Unveiling the Whaleby Kalland† Arne

    Berghahn Books 2009; US$ 34.95

    Whaling has become one of the most controversial environmental issues. It is not that all whale species are at the brink of extinction, but that whales have become important symbols to both pro- and anti-whaling factions and can easily be appropriated as the common heritage of humankind. This book, the first of its kind, is therefore not about whales... more...

  • Japanese Whaling?by Arne Kalland; Brian Moeran

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95

    This book gives a social anthropological account of whaling culture in Japan. When originally published this was the first comprehensive account in English of the history of Japanese whaling, showing how it has given rise to a particular culture. The volume discusses what happens when that culture is threatened. At the same time as explaining the... more...

  • Environmental Movements in Asiaby Arne Kalland; Gerard Persoon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95

    This volume paints a general picture of the environmental situation in Asia, backing it up with several case studies. Two major points are made in this general picture. The first is that environmental campaigns in Asia tend to have a local focus; they react to very concrete problems in the immediate neighbourhood and as such usually people are engaged... more...

  • Asian Perceptions of Natureby Ole Bruun; Arne Kalland

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 63.95

    This highly acclaimed, 'bold and refreshing' collection of essays takes a critical look at Asians' perception of their natural environments as well as at Western views of Asia in this respect. more...

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