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Biology unmoored [electronic resource] : Melanesian reflections on life and biotechnology / Sandra Bamford.

By: Bamford, Sandra C, 1962-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c2007Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 230 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9780520939479 (electronic bk.); 0520939476 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Hamtai (Papua New Guinean people) -- Ethnobiology | Hamtai (Papua New Guinean people) -- Agriculture | Hamtai (Papua New Guinean people) -- Psychology | Human body -- Social aspects -- Papua New Guinea -- Gulf Province | Indigenous peoples -- Ecology -- Papua New Guinea -- Gulf Province | Ethnobiology -- Papua New Guinea -- Gulf Province | Biotechnology | Genetic engineering | Gulf Province (Papua New Guinea) -- Social life and customs | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies | Ecologische aspecten | Biotechnologie | Traditionele samenleving | Papoea's | Nieuw-GuineaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Biology unmoored.DDC classification: 305.89/912 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: conceptual frameworks -- Cultural landscapes -- Insubstantial identities -- Embodiments of detachment -- (Im) mortal undertakings -- Conceiving global identities -- Conclusion: conceptual displacements.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-218) and index.

Introduction: conceptual frameworks -- Cultural landscapes -- Insubstantial identities -- Embodiments of detachment -- (Im) mortal undertakings -- Conceiving global identities -- Conclusion: conceptual displacements.

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Biology unmoored by Bamford, Sandra C., ©2007
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