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The Nature and Culture of Rattan: Reflections on Vanishing Life in the Forests of Southeast Asia

Stephen F. Siebert

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835361
eISBN:
9780824871826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835361.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Rattan is the common name for a diverse group of climbing palms found throughout Old World tropical forests. For centuries people have used them for binding, basketry, house construction, food, and ... More


The Sikh Faith and the Khalsa Panth: Chhibber’s Bansāvalīnāma

J.S. Grewal

in History, Literature, and Identity: Four Centuries of Sikh Tradition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070740
eISBN:
9780199080427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070740.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

According to Rattan Singh Jaggi, there are two opposing evaluations of Bansāvalīnāma Dasān Pātshāhīan Kā written by Kesar Singh Chhibber: one based on extreme scepticism and the other which borders ... More


Cane Gathering: Nuisances, Risks, and Pain

Stephen F. Siebert

in The Nature and Culture of Rattan: Reflections on Vanishing Life in the Forests of Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835361
eISBN:
9780824871826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835361.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the nuisances, risks, dangers, and other hazards involved in the gathering of rattan canes. Bees and wasps are common occupational nuisances in rattan gathering, along with ... More


Rattan Cultivation: Rich History, Uncertain Future

Stephen F. Siebert

in The Nature and Culture of Rattan: Reflections on Vanishing Life in the Forests of Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835361
eISBN:
9780824871826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835361.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the rich history and uncertain future of rattan cultivation. Widespread timber harvesting, along with forest conversion and overharvesting of wild canes, makes rattan ... More


Historical and Current Uses of Rattan

Stephen F. Siebert

in The Nature and Culture of Rattan: Reflections on Vanishing Life in the Forests of Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835361
eISBN:
9780824871826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835361.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the historical and current uses of rattan. Rattan is one of the world's most important and widely used nontimber forest products (NTFPs). It has probably been utilized for as ... More


Forest Communities and Rattan Management

Stephen F. Siebert

in The Nature and Culture of Rattan: Reflections on Vanishing Life in the Forests of Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835361
eISBN:
9780824871826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835361.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on rattan management in forest communities in Southeast Asia. Cultures that have lived near or farmed and collected in forests for centuries have the richest rattan knowledge and ... More


From Forest to Furniture Boutique

Stephen F. Siebert

in The Nature and Culture of Rattan: Reflections on Vanishing Life in the Forests of Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835361
eISBN:
9780824871826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835361.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explains how rattan from remote tropical forests lands in furniture boutiques in Europe and North America. The journey along this commodity chain begins in rain forests: in the ... More


The History of a Sulawesi Rattan Village

Stephen F. Siebert

in The Nature and Culture of Rattan: Reflections on Vanishing Life in the Forests of Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835361
eISBN:
9780824871826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835361.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter tells the history of a rattan village called Moa, nestled between steep forested ridges and a cascading river in the mountains of Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. Moa is home to ... More


Sustainable Harvesting: A Local View

Stephen F. Siebert

in The Nature and Culture of Rattan: Reflections on Vanishing Life in the Forests of Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835361
eISBN:
9780824871826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835361.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the issue of sustainable rattan harvesting from a local perspective. Defining and implementing sustainable use of tropical forests and its products have been the subject of ... More


Into the Nineteenth Century: History and Sovereignty

Anne Murphy

in The Materiality of the Past: History and Representation in the Sikh Tradition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199916276
eISBN:
9780199980253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916276.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter presents sections of two exemplary nineteenth-century texts from prior to the formal institution of colonial rule, and one from the British period, to suggest the transformations that ... More


Rattan and a Changing World

Stephen F. Siebert

in The Nature and Culture of Rattan: Reflections on Vanishing Life in the Forests of Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835361
eISBN:
9780824871826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835361.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book examines the use, biology, and culture of rattan in Southeast Asia by drawing on the knowledge, practices, and lives of cane collectors and artisans in three villages: San Vicente in Leyte, ... More


The Ecology, Diversity, and Climbing Prowess of Rattan

Stephen F. Siebert

in The Nature and Culture of Rattan: Reflections on Vanishing Life in the Forests of Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835361
eISBN:
9780824871826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835361.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the ecology, diversity, and climbing ability of rattan. It begins with an overview of the biodiversity of tropical forests as well as rattan genera, number of species, and ... More


Rattan and Household Livelihood

Stephen F. Siebert

in The Nature and Culture of Rattan: Reflections on Vanishing Life in the Forests of Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835361
eISBN:
9780824871826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835361.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the importance of rattan and rattan-based activities in sustaining household livelihoods. In Southeast Asia, rattan gathering, hunting, and forest farming have supported ... More


Rattan, Religion, and Family Planning

Stephen F. Siebert

in The Nature and Culture of Rattan: Reflections on Vanishing Life in the Forests of Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835361
eISBN:
9780824871826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835361.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

In this chapter, the author discusses the relevance of religion and family planning to rattan collectors, traders, and artisans in Southeast Asia. The author shares what farmers and rattan collectors ... More


Conclusion: Daud, Our Sons, and the Future

Stephen F. Siebert

in The Nature and Culture of Rattan: Reflections on Vanishing Life in the Forests of Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835361
eISBN:
9780824871826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835361.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter discusses the social, economic, and political forces that have undermined sustainable rattan harvesting and community-based natural resource management in Southeast Asia. ... More


Subfamily Calamoideae

P. Barry Tomlinson, James W. Horn, and Jack B. Fisher

in The Anatomy of Palms: Arecaceae - Palmae

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199558926
eISBN:
9780191810077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199558926.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

The Calamoideae, sister to all other Arecaceae, is the second most species-rich subfamily of palms, containing about 615 spp. within 21 genera. The subfamily is distributed throughout the wet ... More


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