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Mountains of Blame: Climate and Culpability in the Philippine Uplands

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Mountains of Blame: Climate and Culpability in the Philippine Uplands - Smith, Will, and Sivaramakrishnan, K (Editor)
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"This thoughtful ethnography provides a detailed account of a forest community on the Philippine island of Palawan grappling with the material and conceptual implications of a changing climate, including residents' sense of self-blame for environmental events. Swidden agriculture has long been considered the primary cause of deforestation throughout Southeast Asia. Following this logic, government authorities excluded the Indigenous people of Palawan from their ancestral lands after World War II and forced them to abandon ...

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Mountains of Blame: Climate and Culpability in the Philippine Uplands 2020, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295748153

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Mountains of Blame: Climate and Culpability in the Philippine Uplands 2020, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295748160

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