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Senri Ethnological Studies (SES)

Senri Ethnological Studies presents individual works, article collections, and annotated bibliographies regarding specific peoples, regions, or themes, with the goal of publicizing in Japan and overseas the results of research conducted by the Museum. An occasional publication.
No. 95 Hunter-Gatherers and their Neighbors in Asia, Africa, and South America

[Latest Edition]November 21, 2017 Publication
Edited by Kazunobu Ikeya

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CONTENTS

Preface
Introduction: Studies of Sedentarization
 ………………Kazunobu Ikeya
PART 1 Perspectives in the Study of Nomads/Nomadism
1 Prehistoric Transitions to Sedentarization and Agriculture in Temperate and Tropical Regions
 ……………… Hiroo Nasu
2 Maritime Diaspora and Creolization: Genealogy of the Sama-Bajau in Insular Southeast Asia
 ……………… Kazufumi Nagatsu
3 “Sedentarization” of Transhumant Herders: A Case of Sheep Herders of East Nepal
 ……………… Kazuyuki Watanabe
4 Decline and Restructuring of Gypsies' Nomadism in France: Beyond the Nomadic/Sedentary Binary
 ……………… Ryoko Sachi-Noro
PART 2 Mobility, Population, Sedentism
5 Mobility and Sedentarization among the Philippine Agta
 ……………… Tessa Minter
6 Population Dynamics among the Orang Asli of Peninsular Malaysia
 ……………… Shingo Odani
7 Sedentarization and Landscape Change among the Mlabri in Thailand
 ……………… Kazunobu Ikeya and Shinsuke Nakai
8 Sedentarization of Nomadic Shifting Cultivators: The Majangir of Lowland Ethiopia
 ……………… Ren'ya Sato
PART 3 Economy, Politics, Cultural Identity
9 Not foragers, not not-foragers: The Case of the Omaheke Juǀ' hoansi
 ……………… Velina Ninkova
10 Living Without the Forest: Adaptive Strategy of Orang Rimba
 ……………… Adi Prasetijo
11 Reconsidering the Spatiality of Nomadic Pastoralists in East African Pastoral Society
 ……………… Shinya Konaka
12 Sedentarization and the Creation of Alternative Livelihood among Saho Pastoralists in the Qohaito Plateau of Eritrea
 ……………… Robel Haile
13 Sedentarization and Nomadism among the Penan of Sarawak
 ……………… Kentaro Kanazawa
Index
List of Contributors
 

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