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Nomadism in South Asia
Nomadism in South Asia
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From the Jacket:

The Oxford in India Readings in Sociology and Anthropology comprise a set of volumes, each on an important theme or sub-area within these disciplines. Along with authoritative introduction and sectional prefaces, each book brings together key essays that apprise readers of the current debates and developments within that area, with specific reference to India. The volumes act both as introductions to sociology and social anthropology and as essential reference works for students, teachers and researchers.

A tenacious cliché about South Asia is that it has an immutable, irrational society stubbornly resisting change and movement of any kind. However, the fact is that South Asia is home to the world's largest nomadic population. In no other part of the world are there such a variety of beings systematically herded, nor the diversity of peripatetic professions to be matched.

Focusssing on nomadic societies in the region, this reader brings together essays, which illustrate how large sections of rural South Asians have long been dynamic, mobile, resilient, and rational agents. The readings cover a wide spectrum of resource uses, and look at a variety of ecological, economic, and political settings. They discuss three types of nomads- animal husbanders, including gatherers and hunters, peripatetic traders and entertainers.

Treating migration as their core point of reference, the authors cover a wide canvas of issues and approaches, from historical to contemporary ethnographic perspectives. They further discuss what it entails to be nomadic today and the future possibilities for such societies.

This reader is the first effort to present comprehensive information and theoretically informed discussions on the nomadic peoples in South Asia. It will be essential for students and researchers of social anthropology and sociology including those studying culture change, history, and archaeology. In addition, development activists, experts in the field of mobility, migration, and animal husbandry will also find it useful.

About the Author:

Aparna Rao is Research Fellow at the Department of Social Anthropology, University of Cologne.

Michael J. Casimir is Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Cologne.

CONTENTS

Prefacexi
Tables and Figuresxiii
APARNA RAO ANDNomadism in Sough Asia:
MICHAEL J. CASIMIRAn Introduction1
I. NOMADICSETTINGS AND FRONTIERS:
ASPECTS AND PERSPECTIVES
39
1.MICHAEL J. CASIMIRThe Historical Framework of
AND APARNA RAONomadism in South Asia:
A Brief Overview43
2.NINA SWIDLERThe Development of the Kalat
Khanate73
3.MICHAEL J. CASIMIRPastoral Nomadism in a West Himalayan Valley:
Sustainability and Herd
Management81
4.JOSEPH C. BERLANDServicing the Ordinary Folk:
Peripatetic Peoples and their
Niche in South Asia104
5.PETER M. GARDNERBicultural Oscillation as a
Long-term Adaptation to
Cultural Frontiers:
Cases and Questions125
II. NOMADISM, RESOURCES, AND RIGHTS TO ACCESS
TO ACCESS
149
6.G. PRAKASH REDDYHunter-Gatherers and the
Politics of Environment and
Development in India155
7.APARNA RAOAccess to Pasture:
Concepts, Constraints, and
Practice in the Kashmir
Himalayas174
8.VASANT K. SABERWALPolicy, Property, and Access:
Shepherd Land-Use in the
Western Himalayas213
9.B. ANANDA BHANUBoundaries, Obligations, and
Reciprocity: Levels of
Territoriality among the
Cholanaickan of South Asia 247
III.THE PRATICE OF MIGRATION:
A SPECTRUM OF ADAPTATIONS
271
10.BARBARA BROWERThe Organization of
Transhumance in the Nepal
Himalayas: Sherpa
Yak-Keeping in Khumbu275
11.H.M. SIDKYVerticality, Multiple Resource
Utilization and Subsistence
Economy in the Karakorum
Mountains: The Case of the
Transhumant Hunzakut 307
12.HANNA RAUBERTrade in Far West Nepal:
SCHWEIZERThe Economic Adaptation of
the Peripatetic Humli-Khyampa342
13.GUNTHER-DIETZThe Dhangar: A Nomadic
Pastoral Community in a
Developing Agricultural
Environment364
14.C.H. CHILDERSBanjaras398
15.ARUN AGRAWALIndigenous Decision-Making
and Hierarchy in Migrating
Pastoralist Collectives: The
Raika of Western India419
16ROBERT M. HAYDENConflicts and Relations of
Power between Peripatetics
and Villagers in South Asia448
 References468
 Index528
 Notes in contributors542

Nomadism in South Asia

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From the Jacket:

The Oxford in India Readings in Sociology and Anthropology comprise a set of volumes, each on an important theme or sub-area within these disciplines. Along with authoritative introduction and sectional prefaces, each book brings together key essays that apprise readers of the current debates and developments within that area, with specific reference to India. The volumes act both as introductions to sociology and social anthropology and as essential reference works for students, teachers and researchers.

A tenacious cliché about South Asia is that it has an immutable, irrational society stubbornly resisting change and movement of any kind. However, the fact is that South Asia is home to the world's largest nomadic population. In no other part of the world are there such a variety of beings systematically herded, nor the diversity of peripatetic professions to be matched.

Focusssing on nomadic societies in the region, this reader brings together essays, which illustrate how large sections of rural South Asians have long been dynamic, mobile, resilient, and rational agents. The readings cover a wide spectrum of resource uses, and look at a variety of ecological, economic, and political settings. They discuss three types of nomads- animal husbanders, including gatherers and hunters, peripatetic traders and entertainers.

Treating migration as their core point of reference, the authors cover a wide canvas of issues and approaches, from historical to contemporary ethnographic perspectives. They further discuss what it entails to be nomadic today and the future possibilities for such societies.

This reader is the first effort to present comprehensive information and theoretically informed discussions on the nomadic peoples in South Asia. It will be essential for students and researchers of social anthropology and sociology including those studying culture change, history, and archaeology. In addition, development activists, experts in the field of mobility, migration, and animal husbandry will also find it useful.

About the Author:

Aparna Rao is Research Fellow at the Department of Social Anthropology, University of Cologne.

Michael J. Casimir is Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Cologne.

CONTENTS

Prefacexi
Tables and Figuresxiii
APARNA RAO ANDNomadism in Sough Asia:
MICHAEL J. CASIMIRAn Introduction1
I. NOMADICSETTINGS AND FRONTIERS:
ASPECTS AND PERSPECTIVES
39
1.MICHAEL J. CASIMIRThe Historical Framework of
AND APARNA RAONomadism in South Asia:
A Brief Overview43
2.NINA SWIDLERThe Development of the Kalat
Khanate73
3.MICHAEL J. CASIMIRPastoral Nomadism in a West Himalayan Valley:
Sustainability and Herd
Management81
4.JOSEPH C. BERLANDServicing the Ordinary Folk:
Peripatetic Peoples and their
Niche in South Asia104
5.PETER M. GARDNERBicultural Oscillation as a
Long-term Adaptation to
Cultural Frontiers:
Cases and Questions125
II. NOMADISM, RESOURCES, AND RIGHTS TO ACCESS
TO ACCESS
149
6.G. PRAKASH REDDYHunter-Gatherers and the
Politics of Environment and
Development in India155
7.APARNA RAOAccess to Pasture:
Concepts, Constraints, and
Practice in the Kashmir
Himalayas174
8.VASANT K. SABERWALPolicy, Property, and Access:
Shepherd Land-Use in the
Western Himalayas213
9.B. ANANDA BHANUBoundaries, Obligations, and
Reciprocity: Levels of
Territoriality among the
Cholanaickan of South Asia 247
III.THE PRATICE OF MIGRATION:
A SPECTRUM OF ADAPTATIONS
271
10.BARBARA BROWERThe Organization of
Transhumance in the Nepal
Himalayas: Sherpa
Yak-Keeping in Khumbu275
11.H.M. SIDKYVerticality, Multiple Resource
Utilization and Subsistence
Economy in the Karakorum
Mountains: The Case of the
Transhumant Hunzakut 307
12.HANNA RAUBERTrade in Far West Nepal:
SCHWEIZERThe Economic Adaptation of
the Peripatetic Humli-Khyampa342
13.GUNTHER-DIETZThe Dhangar: A Nomadic
Pastoral Community in a
Developing Agricultural
Environment364
14.C.H. CHILDERSBanjaras398
15.ARUN AGRAWALIndigenous Decision-Making
and Hierarchy in Migrating
Pastoralist Collectives: The
Raika of Western India419
16ROBERT M. HAYDENConflicts and Relations of
Power between Peripatetics
and Villagers in South Asia448
 References468
 Index528
 Notes in contributors542

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