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The Nomadic alternative : modes and models of interaction in the African-Asian deserts and steppes / editor, Wolfgang Weissleder.

The Hague (Noordeinde 41) : Mouton, 1978.
ISBN 9027975205, 0202900533, 9780202900537

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Other Authors Weissleder, Wolfgang, 1920-
Subjects Africa.
Nomades -- Afrique -- Congrès.
Nomades -- Asie -- Congrès.
Nomades -- Congrès.
Nomads -- Africa -- Congresses.
Nomads -- Asia -- Congresses.
Nomads -- Congresses.
Series World anthropology.
Description xviii, 423 pages : with illustrations ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date 1978.
Notes "Distributed in the USA and Canada by Aldine, Chicago."
Prepared for the 9th International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, Chicago, 1973.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents The culture areas of the Middle East / Raphael Patai -- The ecology and politics of nomadic pastoralists in the Middle East / Emanuel Marx -- The environmental adaptation of nomads in the West African Sahel : a key to understanding prehistoric pastoralists / Susan E. Smith -- Ecology and social organization among Nigerian Fulḅe (Fulani) / Charles Frantz -- Characteristic features of nomadic communities in the Eurasian steppes / A.M. Khazanov -- The problem of origin and formation of the economic-cultural type of pastoral nomads in the moderate belt of Eurasia / Place of publication not identified Vajnshtejn -- Ethnic communities with survivals of clan and tribal structure in Central Asia and Kazakhstan in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries / T.A. Zhdanko -- Early elements in the ethnogenesis of the Uzbeks / K. Shanijazov -- Historical stratification of generic and tribal names and their role in the ethnogenetic study of Turkic peoples of Eastern Europe, Kazakhstan, and Central Asia / R.G. Kuzeev -- Some basic problems of the ethnogenesis of the Turkmen / S.G. Agadzhanov and A. Karryev -- Family-group, family, and individual property categories among nomads / S.M. Abramzon -- The formation of national cadres of industrial workers in cattle-breeding districts of the Soviet Eastern Republics : the Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic / Sh. Annaklychev -- The history of sovereignty among the Kel Ahaggar / Marceau Gast -- The traditional power of the Mósì Nānámtsè of Upper Volta / Jean Bigtarma Zoanga -- Conservatism and change in a desert feudalism : the case of southern Baluchistan / Stephen Pastner -- Kinship terminology and feudal versus tribal orientations in Baluch social organization : a comparative view / Carroll McC. Pastner -- The promotion of suzerainty between sedentary and nomadic populations in eastern Ethiopia / Wolfgang Weissleder -- Biased symbiosis on the Tana River / Norman Townsend -- Changes in the family structure of the Pamir nationalities in the years of socialist construction / L.F. Monogarova -- Problems of social change among the Asiatic nomads / G.E. Markov -- The segmental system : native model or anthropological construction? Discussion of an Iranian example / Jean-Pierre Digard -- The Gnawa of Morocco : the derdeba ceremony / Viviana Paques -- Marriage and marriage rites among the Kazakhs in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries / Kh. Argynbaev -- Interaction of cultures among peoples of the U.S.S.R. / Yu. V. Arutyunyan -- Ethnic traditions in agriculture in the Northern Caucasus / B.A. Kaloev -- Settlement and traditional social institutions of the formerly nomadic Kazakh people / G.F. Dakhshleiger -- Patronymy among the peoples of the Caucasus / A.I. Robakidze -- Tradition and innovation in family rites in the Northern Caucasus / Ya. S. Smirnova -- Cultural diversity, conflicting ideologies, and transformational processes in Afghanistan / M. Jamil Hanifi -- The Mimouna festival among the Moroccan Jews / Issachar Ben-Ami.
Genre Conference proceedings.
Geographic Area Asia
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4090643
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat


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