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Penan

Wade Davis

Penan

voice for the Borneo rainforest

by Wade Davis

  • 372 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by S. Abdul Majeed, Pub. Division in Kuala Lumpur .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Malaysia,
  • Sarawak.
    • Subjects:
    • Penan (Bornean people) -- Malaysia -- Sarawak.,
    • Ethnology -- Malaysia -- Sarawak.,
    • Deforestation -- Malaysia -- Sarawak.,
    • Rain forests -- Malaysia -- Sarawak.,
    • Logging -- Malaysia -- Sarawak.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-156).

      StatementWade Davis and Thom Henley ; foreword by David Suzuki.
      ContributionsHenley, Thom, 1948-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS595.2.P44 D38 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination158 p. :
      Number of Pages158
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1691580M
      LC Control Number91940857
      OCLC/WorldCa25495877

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      Penan. PRONUNCIATION: peh-NAHN LOCATION: Malaysia (Sarawakstate) POPULATION: 14, () LANGUAGE: Penan RELIGION: Animism; Christianity RELATED ARTICLES: Vol. 3: Iban; Kelabit; Vol. 4: Malaysian Malays INTRODUCTION. The Penan are among the last of the nomadic hunter-gatherers living in the world's tropical rain forests today, and have been described as the true . Penang – a world renowned exotic holiday destination – was known, once upon a time, as Pulau Pinang or the “Isle of the Betel Nut”. Listed as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site in , this virgin paradise has no shortage of cultural sights and natural scenery.


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