The Headman Was a Woman: The Gender Egalitarian Batek of Malaysia
Kirk Michael Endicott & Karen L. Endicott
The authors set out to describe the way of life of the Batek, one of the last remaining groups of hunter gatherers in Southeast Asia. They hope that the book will not only benefit other outsiders, but also future generations of Batek, as their traditional way of life changes. The research on which this book is based was carried out mainly in the mid-1970s, but has been updated to 2004. Very Good Paperback 163 pages including a list of references and * a 37 minute DVD 'The Batek: Rainforest Foragers of Kelantan, Malaysia' showing the way of life described in the book.
Weight: 0.6kg. Post free within Malaysia
Condition: Apart from some scuffing of the text block and faint signs of damp on the inside covers, the book looks new