Culture and Environment in Inner Asia

The Pastoral Economy and the Environment

Publisher: White Horse Press

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  • Anthropology,
  • Applied ecology,
  • Human ecology,
  • Social conditions,
  • Asia, Central,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • ASIA,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Environmental Economics,
  • Economic Conditions
  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCaroline Humphrey (Editor), David Sneath (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    Number of Pages356
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8655036M
    ISBN 101874267146
    ISBN 109781874267140

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Culture and the Self." Implications for Cognition, Emotion, and Motivation Hazel Rose Markus University of Michigan Shinobu Kitayama University of Oregon People in different cultures have strikingly different construals of the self, of others, and of the interdependence of the by: on the environment and the effectiveness of pastoralism as an economic base for people in the region today. Their book is unique in its range of comparisons and its emphasis on Inner Asia as a region worthy of study in its own right and not just as a peripheral part of China or Russia.

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Culture and environment in inner Asia. Cambridge, UK: White Horse Press ; Concord, MA: Distributed in the US by Paul & Co., Publishers Consortium, (OCoLC) Online version: Culture and environment in inner Asia. Cambridge, UK: White Horse Press ; Concord, MA: Distributed in the US by Paul & Co., Publishers Consortium, Culture and Environment in Inner Asia: The Pastoral Economy and the Einvironment [Humphrey, Caroline, Sneath, David] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Culture and Environment in Inner Asia: The Pastoral Economy and the Einvironment. Culture and Environment in Inner Asia by Caroline Humphrey and Caroline Humphrey and David Sneath available in Hardcover onalso read synopsis and reviews. The first volume explores the question of pastoral economies that have evolved under Russian.

The book is divided into 13 chapters: (1) a comparative study of the attitudes of the peoples of pastoral areas of Inner Asia toward their environment; (2) the cultural importance of animals in traditional Mongolian plant nomenclature; (3) education systems in Inner Asia; (4) problems of unemployment unemployment Subject Category: Miscellaneous.

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Free shipping for many products. the dynamics of language and culture in inner asia The Project did not make conventional anthropological studies of the various different ethnic groups, taking each as a separate 'culture'. Instead, our focus was on comparative exploration of factors relating to the maintenance of indigenous cultures in the : Caroline Humphrey.

Papers resulting from a comparative study of the environmental, cultural and administrative conditions in Inner Asia are presented. The region of Inner Asia cross-cuts the frontiers of 3 states: Mongolia in the centre, with Russian republics to the north (Buryatia and Tuva), and Chinese autonomous regions to the south (Inner Mongolia and Xinjiang).

This Culture and Environment in Inner Asia book will interest Central Asian, Russian, and Chinese specialists, as well as those studying the environment, anthropology, sociology, peasant studies, and ecology. Praise “Humphrey and Sneath’s brilliant work profoundly alters the understanding of.

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ahistorical myth of the wandering nomad by revealing the complex lives and the significant impact on Asian culture of these modern "mobile pastoralists." the struggle of one. Society, the State and the Environment in Inner Asia () (ed. with A. Tulokhonov) Kul'tura i Priroda vo Vnutrenneyi Azii (Culture and Environment in Inner Asia, in Russian) () (ed.

with David Sneath) Dotugadu Aziiya-yin Soyol kiged Baigal Orchim (Environment and Culture of Inner Asia, in Mongolian) ()Alma mater: Girton College, Cambridge, University. Get this from a library.

The end of Nomadism?: society, state and the environment in inner Asia. [Caroline Humphrey; David Sneath] -- A study of the steppe region of Inner Asia, historically dominated by Mongol culture, Buddhist-Shamanist religion, and an economy based on mobile pastoralism.

It discusses the possible demise of the. An excellent study on the life of contemporary herders in Inner Asia. Rather than discussing some sort of timeless 'nomad,' Humphrey, Sneath, and the other contributors look at region by region basis the herding strategies and methods used, the impact on the environment, and the roles of the respective governments.4/5.

Roerich recounts his journeys to more than fifty monasteries and his meetings with lamas eager to share their spiritual insights and heritage with the Western world. His expeditions crossed thirty-five mountain passes, and included here are dramatic descriptions of snow blindness, mountain floods, and mysterious electrical phenomena, as well as intimate depictions of daily life in the.

Culture and Environment in Inner Asia 作者: Humphrey Caroline / Sheath David (EDT) 出版社: Paul & Co Pub Consortium 副标题: The Pastoral Economy and the Einvironment 出版年: 页数: 定价: 装帧: Pap ISBN:   Andre Gunder Frank made the same observation in Centrality of Central Asia, when he asserted that "the trade and political relations between nomads and settlers across the 'Inner Asian Frontiers of China' were prominent in Owen Lattimore's classic."[4] Frank focused on the economic dimension of Lattimore's work and its relationship to the.

The best book on the epic in Inner Asia is Nora K. Chadwick and Victor Zhirmunsky's Oral Epics of Central Asia (Cambridge, U.K.

), but it concerns only the Turkic-speaking peoples. For a discussion of the early Arab penetration into Inner Asia, which opened the region to Islam, H. Gibb's The Arab Conquests in Central Asia (London.

Inner Asia - in premodern times the little-known land of nomads and semi-nomads - has moved to the world's front page in the 20th century as the complex struggles for the future of Afghanistan, Soviet Central Asia, Tibet and other territories make clear.

But because Inner Asia as a whole is divided among several states politically and among area specialists academically, broad. R.W. Hefner, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Historical-dynamic Approaches to Cultural Variation. Dynamic approaches to Southeast Asian culture recognized that Southeast Asia lacked the cultural integration characteristic of China and India, but attempted to demonstrate that there was a unity to Southeast Asia in the way in.

The Chinese culture during this dynasty was marked by the introduction of non-Chinese customs that were brought along with non-Chinese merchants in the capital of the "cosmopolitan empire" (an alternative name to the Tang dynasty due to the incorporation of multiple non-Chinese groups and cultures to the Chinese one).

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Editorial board. Related websites. Browse some of our featured papers in this free access collection on: One Belt One Road Initiative. Latest articles. See all volumes and issues. Vol Inner Asia. Publisher: into the local environment due their particular mentality and social features: they were often occupying free labour and demographic lacunae, caused by the losses of.

This book introduces the geographical setting of Inner Asia and follows its history from the paleolithic era to the rise of the Mongol empire in the thirteenth century. From Originally announced as Volume I of The Cambridge History of Central Asia, this book will now be published as a one volume history/5.

The history of Central Asia concerns the history of the various peoples that have inhabited Central Asia. The lifestyle of such people has been determined primarily by the area's climate and aridity of the region makes agriculture difficult and distance from the sea cut it off from much trade.

Thus, few major cities developed in the region. Much of northern China, Mongolia, and southern Siberia is rolling grassland, used since ancient times for raising livestock.

Inner Asia contains over 6% of the world's grassland—more than two and a half million square kilometers, an area more than seven times the size of Germany.

Historically, most of this region was inhabited by Mongolian mobile Cited by:. The End of Nomadism? Society, State and the Environment in Inner Asia.

Authors: Caroline Humphrey and David Sneath. The vast steppe region of Inner Asia is historically dominated by Mongol culture, Buddhist-shamanist religion and an economy based on mobile pastoralism. Now, as its constituent states – China, Russia and Mongolia – adapt to Cited by: books.

His most recent book is. More Than Just Race: Being Black and Poor in the Inner City. Portions of this article are adapted from two of Wilson’s recent articles: “The Political and Eco-nomic Forces Shaping Concentrated Poverty,” published in.

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