Nomads of South Persia: Basseri Tribe of the Khamseh Confederacy

 
9780045720019: Nomads of South Persia: Basseri Tribe of the Khamseh Confederacy

In this thorough analysis, Barth explores the features of and the economic, social, and political adaptations to the nomadic, pastoral existence of this tent-dwelling population: the drama of herding and migration; the idleness of a pastoral existence where the herds satisfy the basic needs of man; the freedom, or necessity, of movement through a vast, barren landscape.

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Barth, Fredrik
Published by Allen & Unwin / Port Nicholson Press, London (1961)
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Book Description Allen & Unwin / Port Nicholson Press, London, 1961. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. Second Printing. Showing wear to spine extremities. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. Bookseller Inventory # 024540

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