Between freedom and subsistence

China and human rights by A. E. Kent

Publisher: Oxford University Press in Hong Kong, New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 293 Downloads: 168
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-283) and index.

StatementAnn Kent.
LC ClassificationsJC599.C6 K46 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 293 p. ;
Number of Pages293
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1717223M
ISBN 100195855191, 0195855213
LC Control Number92019756

Traditional: Subsistence strategy related to ecology, population size and structure, settlement pattern. Sacred land and commons. Use value of environment. Transport by human or animal energy. Individuals have variety of skills; make tools and control them. Human, plant, animal and solar energy. Migration and diverse settlement. Landscapes of Freedom reconstructs a nonplantation postemancipation trajectory that sheds light on how environmental conditions and management influenced the experience of freedom. It also points at the problematic associations between autonomy and marginality that have shaped the history of Afro-America. Landscapes of Freedom reconstructs a nonplantation postemancipation trajectory that sheds light on how environmental conditions and management influenced the experience of freedom. It also points at the problematic associations between autonomy and marginality that have shaped the history of by: 1. Faculty – Gender and Sexuality Cynthia Bouton is a social and cultural historian focusing on early modern and Revolutionary Europe and the Atlantic. She studies the ways that inequities in access to basic subsistence needs—often linked to status/class, gender, race/ethnicity, patronage/political relations, and location—have influenced.

• Freedom or spare time provided by the cessation of activities; medicate, and so on): and subsistence, the things we must do to make a living as in work, or prepare to make a living as in school, or pay for what we want recreation is related to the specific activities pursued in that leisure time. But the. Intellectual freedom is the right of every individual to both seek and receive information from all points of view without restriction. It provides for free access to all expressions of ideas through which any and all sides of a question, cause or movement may be explored. Subsistence farming While the purpose of cash-crop farming is to generate a profit, subsistence farming is the practice of producing crops to feed a farmer's own family or livestock. Those who. Ancient Society is an book by the American anthropologist Lewis H. ng on the data about kinship and social organization presented in his Systems of Consanguinity and Affinity of the Human Family, Morgan develops his theory of the three stages of human progress, i.e., from Savagery through Barbarism to porary European social theorists Author: Lewis H. Morgan.

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