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The Resource The anthropology of extinction : essays on culture and species death, edited by Genese Marie Sodikoff, (electronic book)

The anthropology of extinction : essays on culture and species death, edited by Genese Marie Sodikoff, (electronic book)

Label
The anthropology of extinction : essays on culture and species death
Title
The anthropology of extinction
Title remainder
essays on culture and species death
Statement of responsibility
edited by Genese Marie Sodikoff
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
We live in an era marked by an accelerating rate of species death, but since the early days of the discipline, anthropology has contemplated the death of languages, cultural groups, and ways of life. The essays in this collection examine processes of-and our understanding of-extinction across various domains. The contributors argue that extinction events can be catalysts for new cultural, social, environmental, and technological developments-that extinction processes can, paradoxically, be productive as well as destructive. The essays consider a number of widely publicized cases: island specie
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
Dewey number
306.01
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GN357
LC item number
.A57 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sodikoff, Genese Marie
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Culture
  • Anthropology
  • Extinction (Biology)
  • Extinction (Psychology)
  • Anthropological linguistics
Label
The anthropology of extinction : essays on culture and species death, edited by Genese Marie Sodikoff, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. The social construction of biotic extinction -- pt. 2. Endangered species and emergent identities -- pt. 3. Red-listed languages -- pt. 4. Prehistories of an apex predator
Control code
ebr10519694
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
ix, 243 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780253357137
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The anthropology of extinction : essays on culture and species death, edited by Genese Marie Sodikoff, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. The social construction of biotic extinction -- pt. 2. Endangered species and emergent identities -- pt. 3. Red-listed languages -- pt. 4. Prehistories of an apex predator
Control code
ebr10519694
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
ix, 243 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780253357137
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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