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Author Murray, Andrea E.

Title Footprints in paradise : ecotourism, local knowledge, and nature therapies in Okinawa / Andrea E. Murray.

Publication Info. New York : Berghahn Books, 2017.

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Summary In Okinawa, the southernmost prefecture of Japan, ?ecotourism? promises to provide employment for a dwindling population of rural youth while preserving the natural environment and bolstering regional pride. Footprints in Paradise centers on how Okinawans? sense of place is transforming rapidly, along with language, landscapes, cultural traditions, and wildlife: from marginalized and exoticized island phenomena into global heritage resources worth cherishing by insiders and outsiders. Footprints in Paradise is intended for readers interested in the anthropology of US-Japan-Okinawa relations, tourism and island environments, the politics of ecological sustainability, and the shifting ethics of human-animal relationships in the early twenty-first century.
Subject Ecotourism -- Japan -- Okinawa Island.
Economic development -- Japan -- Okinawa Island.
Traditional ecological knowledge -- Japan -- Okinawa Island.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
Economic development. (OCoLC)fst00901785
Ecotourism. (OCoLC)fst00902317
Traditional ecological knowledge. (OCoLC)fst01153965
Japan -- Okinawa Island. (OCoLC)fst01243081
Society and social sciences Society and social sciences
Sociology and anthropology
Anthropology
Social and cultural anthropology, ethnography Mod Social and cultural anthropology, ethnography
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Murray, Andrea E. Footbprints in paradise. New York : Berghahn Books, 2017 9781785333866 (DLC) 2017010903
ISBN 9781785333873 (electronic bk.)
1785333879 (electronic bk.)
9781785334733 (electronic bk.)
1785334735 (electronic bk.)
9781785333866 (hardback ; alk. paper)
1785333860
Standard No. GBVCP 1014944937
ZWZ 226843807

 
    
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