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Pac.DU1.T67I3 2014
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TITLE: Traditional knowledge and wisdom : Themes from the Pacific Islands / International Information and Networking Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region.
AUTHOR: International Information and Networking Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region
PUBLISHED: Republic of Korea : International Information and Networking Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region, c2014.
DESCRIPTION: xviii, 380 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
NOTES: While traditional knowledge is now receiving more attention due to its potential value, for some time, ‘traditional´was generally synonymous to ‘old´and ‘outdated.´But, by the end of the twentieth century, the so-
NOTES: called modern approach to the world has revealed its limits as expressed in the many problems facing modern society, including environmental degradation and dehumanization. In post-
NOTES: modernist discourse, a central task has been to overcome the negative side of modernity in the fields of not only the arts and humanities but also social, natural, and applied sciences. And many people are looking
NOTES: for alternatives in traditional knowledge or intangible cultural heritage. Re-examining, reinterpreting, and applying traditional knowledge in a contemporary context often leads to viable solutions.
ELEC. ACCESS: http://www.ichcap.org/eng/contents/arc_main.php
SUBJECT: The editors of this book have compiled informative articles on traditional knowledge from the Pacific that may provide solutions and ideas for problems facing modern society. To help create a clearer platform for
SUBJECT: conveying ideas about traditional wisdom, we have categorized the articles under five themes: Worldviews, Relationships and Social Cohesion, Harvest and Landscapes, Voyaging and Seascapes, and Art and Technology.--sears--sears
SUBJECT: Cultural property--Law and legislation
SUBJECT: Pacific Islands.--Copyright
SUBJECT: Pacific Islands.--Voyaging and seascapes
SUBJECT: Micronesia.--Art and Technology
SUBJECT: Micronesia.--Intellectual property
SUBJECT: Pacific Islands.
ADDED ENTRY: Pacific Islands
ADDED ENTRY: Social life and customs.

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