The Kirghiz and Wakhi of Afghanistan: Adaptation to Closed Frontiers and War
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BeschreibungThis new edition of a highly praised ethnography of nomadic peoples in Afghanistan includes a discussion of the colonial roots of terrorism written since the fall of the Taliban in 2001.
PortraitM. Nazif Shahrani, an Afghan anthropologist, is chair of the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at Indiana University.
Pressestimmen" ... a detailed ethnography that described the uniqueness of the circumstances in which the Kirghiz found themselves... fascinating ... "--Times Literary Supplement, June 3 2005 "A carefully developed ethnography that will surely be appreciated as one of the finest on peoples in Central Asia." -- MESA Bulletin "Shahrani's work is doubly significant: it is an account of a people that are now virtually inaccessible to anthropological enquiry; and it is a work by a local or native anthropologist." -- Journal of Asian Studies
Untertitel: Empfohlen ab 22 Jahre. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF WASHINGTON PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2002
Seitenanzahl: 304 Seiten