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Author Shahrani, M. Nazif
Title The Kirghiz and Wakhi of Afghanistan : Adaptation to Closed Frontiers and War
Imprint Seattle : University of Washington Press, 2002
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Series Publications on Ethnicity and Nationality of the School of International Studies, University of Washington ; v.1
Publications on Ethnicity and Nationality of the School of International Studies, University of Washington
Note Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Preface to the 2002 Edition: Afghanistan, the Taliban, and Global Terror, Inc. -- Preface to the Original Edition -- Introduction -- Part I. Space, Time, and Human Communities -- 1. The Ecological Setting -- 2. History and Demographic Process -- Part II. Strategies of Adaptation -- 3. The Wakhi High-Altitude Agropastoral Adaptation -- 4. The Kirghiz Pastoral Subsistence System -- 5. The Kirghiz People, the 'Oey', and the 'Qorow' -- 6. The Kirghiz Sociocultural System -- Part III. Closed Frontiers -- 7. Territorial Loss: An Intracultural Adaption -- 8. Adaptation to Socioeconomic and Cultural Restrictions -- 9. Conclusion -- Epilogue: Coping with a Communist "Revolution," State Failure, and War -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index
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Link Print version: Shahrani, M. Nazif The Kirghiz and Wakhi of Afghanistan : Adaptation to Closed Frontiers and War Seattle : University of Washington Press,c2002 9780295982625
Subject Kyrgyz.;Wakhi (Asian people);Vakhan (Afghanistan : Region) -- Social life and customs
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