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Japanese Whaling?: End of an Era (Routledge Library by Arne Kalland,Brian Moeran

By Arne Kalland,Brian Moeran

This booklet supplies a social anthropological account of whaling tradition in Japan. whilst initially released this was once the 1st entire account in English of the heritage of jap whaling, displaying the way it has given upward push to a specific tradition. the quantity discusses what occurs while that tradition is threatened. even as explaining the paintings association of these taken with whaling, the position of whaling businesses in neighborhood and nationwide economies, and the position of the whale within the institution and upkeep of area people identification (ritual, nutrition, gift-giving), the authors tackle the broader political and so-called "environmental" matters surrounding whaling normally, and jap whaling specifically.


 

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