Kirghiz pastoral nomads of the Afghan Pamirs
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Kirghiz pastoral nomads of the Afghan Pamirs a study in ecological and intra-cultural adaptation by M. Nazif Mohib Shahrani

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Published by University Microfilms International in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English


  • Kyrgyz.,
  • Nomads.

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Edition Notes

Statementby M. Nazif Mohib Shahrani.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 331 p. ;
Number of Pages331
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22012168M

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The Kirghiz are a Turkic group who live as pastoral nomads in a small region of the Pamirs, a mountain range separating Tajikistan and China. Like other Turkic nomads, they live in portable dwellings called yurts (aq oey to the Kirghiz). Light and . The work focuses primarily on the Kirghiz, pastoral nomads who traditionally used the Pamirs as summer pasture for their animals. Later, fleeing first the Author: Thomas J. Barfield.   The Soviet military in drove the Kirghiz nomadic tribes into the Chinese Pamirs. Three years later, in the wake of the Chinese Communist revolution (), these nomads retreated again to the. the World: Power and Patronage in Afghan Kyrgyz Society, looked at post- Taliban tribal politics in Afghanistan through the lens of political clientelism. He has spent 2 years conducting research in Afghanistan, including 11 months living with the Kirghiz in the Afghan Pamir.

Pamir or Pamirs: Perceptions and Interpretations. used to be the economic basis for Kirghiz nomads and Wakhi combined mountain farmers. the resettlement of the Afghan . The Kirghiz and Wakhi of Afghanistan, to open the discussion. Nazif Shahrani's book is based on his doctoral dissertation. His fieldwork was conducted between among the Kirghiz pastoralists living in the Afghan Pamirs. It also has a secondary interest in the agricultural neighbors of the Kirghiz, the Wakhi. The Kirghiz and the. Mountain Research and Development publishes research on topics related to mountains, mountain people and communities, and sustainable development in : Madeleine Reeves. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages: illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm. Contents: Pastoral practices in transition: animal husbandry in high Asian contexts / Hermann Kreutzmann --Herding on high grounds: diversity and typology of pastoral systems in the eastern Hindukush (Chitral, northwest Pakistan) / .

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