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Surviving against the odds : village industry in Indonesia

Author: S Ann Dunham; Alice G Dewey; Nancy I Cooper
Publisher: Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press ; Chesham : Combined Academic [distributor], 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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President Barack Obama's mother, S Ann Dunham, was an anthropologist who specialized in social and economic development in Indonesia. This book reflects Dunham's commitment to helping small-scale  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S Ann Dunham; Alice G Dewey; Nancy I Cooper
ISBN: 9780822346876 0822346877
OCLC Number: 652066335
Notes: "A John Hope Franklin Center Book."
Description: 1 volume
Contents: Foreword / Maya Soetoro-Ng ix Editors' Preface / Alice Dewey and Nancy Cooper xi Acknowledgments xxvii Supplementary Materials (a sampling of S. Ann Dunham's field notes, a letter, and maps) xxxi Introduction 1 The Socioeconomic Organization of Metalworking Industries 40 Kajar, a Blacksmithing Village in Yogyakarta 82 Relevant Macrodata 155 Government Interventions 196 Conclusions and Development Implications 249 Appendix 283 Notes 287 Glossary of Metalworking Terms 299 Afterword: Ann Dunham, Indonesia, and Anthropology-A Generation On / Robert W. Hefner 317 Bibliography 331 Index 345
Responsibility: S. Ann Dunham & Alice G. Dewey ; edited by Nancy I. Cooper.
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"To write a biography without mentioning the subject's name in the title is unusual, just as irregular, in fact, as publishing a serious work of anthropology, entitled Surviving Against the Odds: Read more...

 
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