Aborigines of Taiwan: The Puyuma: From Headhunting to the by Josiane Cauquelin

By Josiane Cauquelin

in accordance with vast box examine over a interval of two decades, this can be the 1st finished learn of the Puyuma humans of Taiwan. The Puyuma belong to the Austronesian peoples, which at the present time quantity under 370,000. In Taiwan, they're the least identified of the aboriginal teams, numbering in simple terms 6000, and inhabiting the Southeastern province of Taitung. The research seems to be on the historic adjustments within the prestige and definition of those humans when it comes to the critical nation, the factors wherein humans be certain their very own ethnic identification, and the evolution of that identification via background. The expanding knowledge within the West of the significance of ethnic relatives makes this a particularly well timed book.

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