Nomads of Western Tibet: The Survival of a Way of Life

Capa
University of California Press, 01/01/1990 - 191 páginas
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this copiously illustrated book is a fascinating account of these remarkable people, of their traditional way of survival. In a world where indigenous peoples and their environments are vanishing at alarming rates, the survival of this way of life represents an unexpected and heartening victory for humanity.
 

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Índice

OUR ARRIVAL IN NOMAD COUNTRY
17
THE CHANGTANG AND NOMADIC PASTORALISM
41
NOMADS LORDS AND ESTATES
52
THE NOMADIC ECONOMY
58
PASTURE ALLOCATION AND REALLOCATION
69
LIVESTOCK IN THE PASTORAL COMMUNITY
80
HERDERS AND DAILY HERDING
108
DIET
114
HUNTING
124
THE CULTURAL REVOLUTION
140
CHINAS POSTCULTURAL REVOLUTION
146
ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CHANGE
161
CONSERVATION OF THE ENVIRONMENT
174
THE STATUS OF NOMADIC
183
INDEX
189
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