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Carving out a future : forests, livelihoods and the international woodcarving trade / edited by Anthony Cunningham, Bruce Campbell and Brian Belcher

Catalog Data

Author:
Cunningham, A. B  Search this
Campbell, B. M (Bruce Morgan) 1953-  Search this
Belcher, Brian M (Brian Murray) 1959-  Search this
World Wildlife Fund  Search this
Unesco  Search this
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, 293 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Cross-cultural studies
Date:
2005
Notes:
"WWF; Unesco; Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew."
Contents:
Livelihoods, carving and conservation / Brian Belcher, Anthony Cunningham and Bruce Campbell -- Global overview: tradition, technology and trade / Anthony Cunningham -- Chasing the wooden rhino: the case of woodcarving in Kenya / Simon K. Choge, Anthony Cunningham and William Ellery -- Drums and hornbills / Patrick Omeja, Anthony Cunningham and Joseph Obua -- Sculpture and identity: the makonde African blackwood carving movement / Zachary Kingdon -- Fallbacks and tourist traps: carving wood in Southern Zimbabwe / Wavell Standa-Gunda and Oliver Braedt -- Bowls, spoons and other useful items: the Kiaat woodcrafters of Bushbuckridge, South Africa / Sheona E. Shackleton -- Carvers, conservation and certification in India / Sudipto Chatterjee ... [et al.] -- Colour, sustainability and market sense in Bali / Dede Rohadi, Pipin Permadi and Syarif Hidayat -- 'Too many trees!': aboriginal woodcarvers in Australia / Jennifer Koenig, Jon C. Altman and Anthony D. Griffiths -- Fantasy figures: Bursera woodcarving in Oaxaca, Mexico / Silvia E. Purata ... [et al.] -- Linaloe wood handicrafts: natural and social witnesses / Paul Hersch-Martinez and Robert Glass -- Getting out of the woods: learning from a comparison of cases / Brian Belcher and Ramadhani Achdiawan -- Ecological footprints: carving, sustainability and scarcity / Anthony Cunningham ... [et al.] -- Certification of woodcarving / Susanne F. Schmitt and David R. Maingi -- Carving out a future: planning for woodcarving in the 21st century / Bruce Campbell, Anthony Cunningham and Brian Belcher
Summary:
"Very little has yet been written about the cultural or economic contributions of woodcarving to people's livelihoods or the consequences of felling hardwood and softwood trees for the international woodcarving trade. Carving Out a Future is the first examination of this trade and its critical links to rural livelihoods, biodiversity, conservation, forestry and the international trade regime. A range of case studies from Australia, Bali, India, Africa and Mexico provides a lens for examining the critical issues relating to the significant impacts of woodcarving on forests, conservation efforts, the need to promote sustainable rural livelihoods and efforts to promote trade so that skilled artisans in developing countries get a fair economic return."--BOOK JACKET.
Topic:
Wood-carving industry  Search this
Wood-carving industry--Environmental aspects  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_980024