Hidden Frontier Ecology and Ethnicity in an Alpine Valley

ISBN-10: 0520216814
ISBN-13: 9780520216815
Edition: 1999
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Book details

List price: $33.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 11/16/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 372
Size: 6.00" wide x 12.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

This award-winning classic in the study of ethnicity, identity, and nation-building has a new introduction (on which Eric Wolf collaborated near the end of his life) that shows the continuing validity of the book's innovative approach to ethnography, ecology, culture, and politics. The authors investigated two Alpine villages--the German-speaking community of St. Felix and Romance-speaking Tret--only a mile apart in the same mountain valley.

Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction
The Inquiry
Two Villages
Fieldwork
The Politics of Place Names
Questions and Answers
The Forging of Tyrolese Identity
The Alpine Landscape
Prehistory
New Settlers
Political Consolidation
Trade and Mining
The Peasant Revolt
The Counter-Reformation
Economic and Political Decline
Torments of Nationalism
Italian Unification
German Unification
Nationalist Rivalry
World War I
Fascism
The Plebiscite
The Economic Development of the Rural Sector
Early Middle Ages: Sixth-Eleventh Centuries
Late Middle Ages: Twelfth-Sixteenth Centuries
The Early Modern Period: Sixteenth-Seventeenth Centuries
Tyrol and Trentino Contrasted
The Economic Margin of the State
Changing Economic Relations
The Fascist Interlude
The Postwar Boom
History of an Upland Valley
The Roman Frontier
Bishop and Count
Communes
German Settlement
Peasant Revolts
The Impact of the Counter-Reformation
The French Invasion
Population: St. Felix and Tret
The Impact of Nationalism
Mountain Husbandry
The Ecology of Mountain Agriculture
The Annual Cycle
The Organization of Village Resources
The Limits of Expansion
The Facts of Life
The Mountain Estate
Rights in Estates
Economic Pursuits
The Organization of Labor
Inheritance
The Ideology of Inheritance
The Realities of Life
Ecological Constraints
The Age Factor in Inheritance
The Inheritance Process in Tret
The Inheritance Process in St. Felix
Inheritance and Women
Secondary Heirs
Summary
The New Economic Order
Changing Circumstances
The Response in Tret
The Response in St. Felix
Tret and St. Felix Compared
The Material Basis of the Good Life
Prosperity and Misfortune
Kith and Kin
Domestic Groups
Authority
Marriage
Associations
Cultural Confrontation
Population Statistics
Interview Sheet
Representative Holdings in Tret and St. Felix
The "Mill Estate" In Tret
Three Brothers' Estates in Tret
The Forest Warden in Tret
The "Big Estate" in St. Felix
The Estate in the Woods
Four Estates in St. Felix
Interethnic Marriages
St. Felix: 560 Marriages on Record
Tret: 366 Marriages on Record
Bibliography
Index

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