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On the Road to Tribal Extinction

Depopulation, Deculturation, and Adaptive Well-Being Among the Batak of the Philippines

James F. Eder (Author)

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Paperback, 292 pages
ISBN: 9780520078826
May 1992
$31.95, £27.00
The cultural and even physical extinction of the world's remaining tribal people is a disturbing phenomenon of our time. In his study of the Batak of the Philippines, James Eder explores the adaptive limits of small human populations facing the ecological changes, social stresses, and cultural disruptions attending incorporation into broader socioeconomic systems.
James F. Eder is Professor of Anthropology at Arizona State University, Tempe.

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