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Editor: Gruschke, Andreas; Breuer, Ingo

Tibetan Pastoralists and Development

Negotiating the Future of Grassland Livelihoods

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 240 p., hardback
79,00 €

The unique pastoralist economy, society, and culture on the Tibetan plateau has experienced profound changes during the 20th century: An ever closer integration into the Chinese...

Series: Nomaden und Sesshafte Volume: 20
Editor: Franz, Kurt; Holzwarth, Wolfgang

Nomad Military Power in Iran and Adjacent Areas in the Islamic Period

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 396 p., hardback
98,00 €

The papers in this anthology shed light on the political and military role and importance of nomadic groups in Iran and adjacent areas, using historical case studies that cover...

Series: Nomaden und Sesshafte Volume: 18
Editor: Paul, Jürgen

Nomad Aristocrats in a World of Empires

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 208 p., hardback
88,00 €

The papers published in this volume go back to a conference held November 2011 in Hamburg. The conference was built around the question of domination: of nomads over sedentary...

Series: Nomaden und Sesshafte Volume: 17
Gruschke, Andreas

Nomadische Ressourcennutzung und Existenzsicherung im Umbruch

Die osttibetische Region Yushu (Qinghai, VR China)

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 504 p., hardback
88,00 €

On the basis of a précis of available knowledge on traditional nomadic ways of life and livelihoods on the Tibetan Plateau this book presents an analysis of current conditions of...

Series: Nomaden und Sesshafte Volume: 15
Stark, Sören

Die Alttürkenzeit in Mittel- und Zentralasien

Archäologische und historische Studien

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 608 p., hardback
99,00 €

This study analyses aspects of the archaeology and history of the period of the Türk Qaghanats in Central Asia (ca. A.D. 550-750). A main focus is to assess the political, social...

Series: Nomaden und Sesshafte Volume: 06
Bretan, Andreea

Die syrische Steppe

Mobile Viehzucht, internationale Entwicklungshilfe und globale Märkte

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 208 p., hardback
68,00 €

Construction, Intervention and Lifelihood: Syrian Bedouin and the 'Development' of the Steppe by Government and International Organisations The study bases on the ethnological...

Series: Nomaden und Sesshafte Volume: 13
Herausgegeben von Ute Pietruschka und Michael P. Streck in Verbindung mit Beate Eschment

Symbolische Repräsentation und Wirklichkeit nomadischen Lebens

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 216 p., hardback
68,00 €

This essay collection brings together contributions from two research colloquia of the Collaborative Research Center “Difference and Integration. The interaction between nomadic...

Series: Nomaden und Sesshafte Volume: 12
Franz, Kurt

Vom Beutezug zur Territorialherrschaft

Das lange Jahrhundert des Aufstiegs von Nomaden zur Vormacht in Syrien und Mesopotamien 286 bis 420 / 889 bis 1029. Beduinische Gruppen in mittelislamischer Zeit I

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 292 p., hardback
68,00 €

Bedouins made history founding small states in the midst of cultural areas—these peculiar incidents of the 10th century, unique to the Islamic Middle Age, have prompted the...

Series: Nomaden und Sesshafte Volume: 05 Part: 1
Breuer, Ingo

Existenzsicherung und Mobilität im ariden Marokko

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 220 p., hardback
54,00 €

The living conditions of former nomads in the arid mountain and desert regions of Morocco have been subject to dramatic change during the last decades. New economic and social...

Series: Nomaden und Sesshafte Volume: 09
Editor: Weiß, Alexander

Der imaginierte Nomade

Formel und Realitätsbezug bei antiken, mittelalterlichen und arabischen Autoren

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 196 p., hardback
45,00 €

When a pre-modern author writes about nomads, his writing is immediately suspected of being soaked with literary formulae. This suspicion, which is no doubt justified, is for the...

Series: Nomaden und Sesshafte Volume: 08
Editor: Breuer, Ingo; Gertel, Jörg

Pastoral Morocco

Globalizing Scapes of Mobility and Insecurity

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 268 p., hardback
54,00 €

Pastoral Morocco explores the mobility of people and livestock in the context of neo-liberal globalization. Mobility is defined as a strategy to maintain and enhance access to...

Series: Nomaden und Sesshafte Volume: 07
Editor: Leder, Stefan; Streck, Bernhard

Shifts and Drifts in Nomad-Sedentary Relations

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 516 p., hardback
69,00 €

Historians of the Ancient and Roman Middle East, Anthropologists, and specialists of the Islamic Middle East explore changing conceptions of nomadic and sedentary life, and...

Series: Nomaden und Sesshafte Volume: 02
Editor: Kopp, Horst

Länderkunde Jemen

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 232 p., hardback
29,90 €

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Im Süden der Arabischen Halbinsel gelegen rückt der Jemen zunehmend in den Fokus der Öffentlichkeit und gewinnt...

Andrews, Peter

Ethnic Groups in the Republic of Turkey

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 986 p., paperback / softback
238,00 €

This detailed handbook contents of a catalogue of ethnic groups, surveys, lists by villages and administrative districts, essays on selected groups by contributing authors, and...

Andrews, Peter

Nomad Tent Types in the Middle East

20.0 x 28.0 cm, 782 p., paperback / softback
132,00 €

This is the first book to attempt a comprehensice treatment of the wide variety of nomad tents still in use in the Middle East: it is both architectural and ethnographical. It...