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African pastoralist systems : an integrated approach

Author: Elliot M Fratkin; Kathleen A Galvin; Eric Abella Roth
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : L. Rienner Publishers, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In African Pastoralist Systems, world-renowned scholars of African pastoralist societies present overviews of their fields of specialization and in-depth analyses of their research data. The discussions stress the interrelationships among differing social, economic, ecological, and biological aspects of African pastoralism. In the final chapter, the editors synthesize the authors' key themes to reflect on the past,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elliot M Fratkin; Kathleen A Galvin; Eric Abella Roth
ISBN: 1555873227 9781555873226
OCLC Number: 29877564
Description: viii, 247 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Archaeological perspectives on East African pastoralism / Fiona Marshall --
Pastoralism in historical perspective / Richard Waller and Neal W. Sobania --
Mobility and land use among African pastoralists : old conceptual problems and new interpretations / J. Terrence McCabe --
Labor, livestock, and land : the organization of pastoral production / Elliot Fratkin and Kevin Smith --
Diet, nutrition, and the pastoral strategy / Kathleen A. Galvin, D. Layne Coppock, and Paul W. Leslie --
Demographic systems : two east African examples / Eric Abella Roth --
Child fostering among nomadic Turkana pastoralists : demographic and health consequences / Bettina K. Shell-Duncan --
Maidens and milk markets : the sociology of dairy marketing in southern Somalia / Peter D. Little --
Rangeland tenure and pastoralism in Africa / John G. Galaty --
Pastoralist decisionmaking : a behavioral ecological perspective / Monique Borgerhoff Mulder and Daniel W. Sellen --
Future directions in pastoral society and research / Eric Abella Roth, Elliot Fratkin, and Kathleen A. Galvin.
Responsibility: edited by Elliot Fratkin, Kathleen A. Galvin, Eric Abella Roth.

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