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Birds' Nests: Business and Ethnicity in Southeast Asia

Author :  Kasem Jandam

Product Details

  • Country Thailand
  • Publisher Silkworm Books, Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • ISBN9786162151675
  • FormatPaperBack
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Year of Publication2021
  • Bib. Info412p.; 17cm.
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Product Description

Southeast Asia is renowned for birds’ nests and bird’s-nest trade, which is highly valued. The bird’s nest is dubbed as ‘White Gold’ and ‘Caviar of the East.’ This book offers knowledge of birds’ nests in various dimensions: the history in using of birds nests, the way of beliefs about birds-backed rituals within the ethnicities, and wisdom in the bird’s-nest business world: the bird’s-nest consumption and its impact on ecology and the environment, the innovations in the bird’s nest-business and the legal system related to the benefit and property of the public, private, community, and non-exclusive economic nesting resources. It also covers the trade and the relationship of ethnic groups within the state and across the country—the influence of Hong Kong’s bird’s-nest market to the bird’s-nest business in Southeast Asia. Birds’ Nests. Business and Ethnicity in Southeast Asia: An Anthropological Study of Business is a co-publication between TSRI Publications and Silkworm Books.

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