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The Sea Commands: Community and Perception of the Environment in a Portuguese Fishing Village

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The Sea Commands

Community and Perception of the Environment in a Portuguese Fishing Village

Paulo Mendes

228 pages, 10 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-78920-911-2 $120.00/£89.00 Hb Not Yet Published (December 2020)

eISBN 978-1-78920-912-9 eBook Not Yet Published


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“A work with a remarkable mastery of writing, exemplar of a very fine and consistent ethnography.” • Paula Godinho, University of Lisbon

Description

Azenha do Mar is a fishing community on the southwest coast of Portugal. It came into existence around forty years ago, as an outcome of the abandonment of work in the fields and of propitious ecological conditions. This book looks at the migration processes since the founding of the community and how they relate to the social inequalities for property and labour which prevail today. The book also reflects upon the personal experience of the ethnographer in the field balancing the importance of methodology on the one hand and fieldwork as a research process on the other.

Paulo Mendes is a researcher at the Centre for Research in Anthropology (CRIA), ISCTE-IUL, Portugal.

Subject: Anthropology (General) Environmental Studies (General)
Area: Southern Europe



Contents

Acknowledgements

Introduction

Chapter 1. A Monographic Overview: Azenha Do Mar’s Place in Space and Time
Chapter 2. Archaeology of a Thought: Maritime Anthropology, Sea and  Perception of the Environment
Chapter 3. Fishing, Everyday Life and Relationships
Chapter 4. Personal Experience and Fieldwork
Chapter 5. ‘Camones’ and ‘Natives’: Tourists and Self-Consciousness
Chapter 6. Community: Residence, Identity and Environment

Conclusion

References
Index

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