The Resource Victims of progress, John H. Bodley

Victims of progress, John H. Bodley

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Victims of progress
Title
Victims of progress
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John H. Bodley
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Subject
Summary
Comparative study of the impact of modern civilization and technology on tribal peoples includes data on Aborigines, with particular emphasis on adverse effects of white civilization
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Bodley, John H
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  • Culture conflict
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Economic development
  • Acculturation
Label
Victims of progress, John H. Bodley
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography : p. [175]-191
Contents
Ch. 1 : Progress and primitive peoples : Progress: the industrial explosion; The culture of consumption; Resource appropriation and acculturation; "Optimum" land use for hill tribes; The role of ethnocentrism; Crude customs and traditions; Technological ethnocentrism; Tribal wards of the State; A sacred trust of civilization; Civilization's unwilling conscripts; Free and informed choice; We ask to be left alone; Avoiding progress: those who run away; Cultural pride vs progress; The principle of stabilization -- Ch. 2 The uncontrolled frontier: the frontier process; I didn't know it was wrong to kill Indians; Dispossession; Atrocities of the Putumayo; Heart of darkness; "Blackbirding" in the South Seas; The patron system of debt peonage; Demographic impact of the frontier -- Ch. 3: We fought with spears : The punitive raid; Wars of extermination; Guns against spears; The conquest of fifteen thousand leagues; Forcing the Maori into civilization; Naga resistance in Assam; Extermination of the Herero; Advancing the guard-line in Formosa -- Ch. 4: The extension of government control : Aims and philosophy of administration; Tribal peoples and national unity; The transfer of sovereignty; Treaty-making; Bringing government to the tribes; The base-camp system in New Guinea; Peaceful pacification in Brazil; Soviet reconstruction: red tents and red boats; Tribal "action programs" in southeast Asia; The political integration process; French direct rule; Indirect rule; The protective legislation approach; Anthropology and native administration -- Ch. 5: Land policies: The tribal man-land relationship; land policy variables; The American reservation system; Reservations and dispossession in South America; Tribal land in colonial Africa; Land policies in Asia and the Pacific -- Ch. 6: Cultural modification policies: These and the things which obstruct progress; Social engineering: how to do it; Education for progress; Eliminating Shamanism; Every ceremony must go; Settling nomads; Combating the cattle complex; Weaning from the axe -- Ch. 7: Economic development: Forced labor: harnessing the heathens; Learning the dignity of labor: taxes and discipline; Creating progressive consumers; Promoting technological change; Dutch colonial development in the Celebes; The Zande Development Scheme; Purchasing progress and dependency in Micronesia -- The price of progress: Progress and the quality of life; Diseases of development; The hazards of dietary change; Teeth and progress; Malnutrition; Ecocide; Deprivation and discrimination -- Ch. 9: Human zoos, living museums, and real people: The "best of both worlds" fallacy; The cultural autonomy alternative; Objections to cultural autonomy; Final arguments
Control code
M0059466
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 200 p.
Other physical details
ill.
Stock number
13315, 6109b
System control number
0083972
Label
Victims of progress, John H. Bodley
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography : p. [175]-191
Contents
Ch. 1 : Progress and primitive peoples : Progress: the industrial explosion; The culture of consumption; Resource appropriation and acculturation; "Optimum" land use for hill tribes; The role of ethnocentrism; Crude customs and traditions; Technological ethnocentrism; Tribal wards of the State; A sacred trust of civilization; Civilization's unwilling conscripts; Free and informed choice; We ask to be left alone; Avoiding progress: those who run away; Cultural pride vs progress; The principle of stabilization -- Ch. 2 The uncontrolled frontier: the frontier process; I didn't know it was wrong to kill Indians; Dispossession; Atrocities of the Putumayo; Heart of darkness; "Blackbirding" in the South Seas; The patron system of debt peonage; Demographic impact of the frontier -- Ch. 3: We fought with spears : The punitive raid; Wars of extermination; Guns against spears; The conquest of fifteen thousand leagues; Forcing the Maori into civilization; Naga resistance in Assam; Extermination of the Herero; Advancing the guard-line in Formosa -- Ch. 4: The extension of government control : Aims and philosophy of administration; Tribal peoples and national unity; The transfer of sovereignty; Treaty-making; Bringing government to the tribes; The base-camp system in New Guinea; Peaceful pacification in Brazil; Soviet reconstruction: red tents and red boats; Tribal "action programs" in southeast Asia; The political integration process; French direct rule; Indirect rule; The protective legislation approach; Anthropology and native administration -- Ch. 5: Land policies: The tribal man-land relationship; land policy variables; The American reservation system; Reservations and dispossession in South America; Tribal land in colonial Africa; Land policies in Asia and the Pacific -- Ch. 6: Cultural modification policies: These and the things which obstruct progress; Social engineering: how to do it; Education for progress; Eliminating Shamanism; Every ceremony must go; Settling nomads; Combating the cattle complex; Weaning from the axe -- Ch. 7: Economic development: Forced labor: harnessing the heathens; Learning the dignity of labor: taxes and discipline; Creating progressive consumers; Promoting technological change; Dutch colonial development in the Celebes; The Zande Development Scheme; Purchasing progress and dependency in Micronesia -- The price of progress: Progress and the quality of life; Diseases of development; The hazards of dietary change; Teeth and progress; Malnutrition; Ecocide; Deprivation and discrimination -- Ch. 9: Human zoos, living museums, and real people: The "best of both worlds" fallacy; The cultural autonomy alternative; Objections to cultural autonomy; Final arguments
Control code
M0059466
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 200 p.
Other physical details
ill.
Stock number
13315, 6109b
System control number
0083972

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