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The Kamar

S.C. Dube

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077312
eISBN:
9780199081158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077312.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book takes a comprehensive look at the Kamar tribe, an aboriginal tribe located within the Central Province (present day Chhattisgarh) of India. It presents an anthropological monograph on the ... More


Courier of the Horizons: Hussein ou Muhammad Qadir

Lawrence Rosen

in Two Arabs, A Berber, and A Jew: Entangled Lives in Morocco

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226317342
eISBN:
9780226317519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317519.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

Hussein ou Muhammad Qadir is a Berber. Living in the Middle Atlas Mountains just south of the city of Sefrou he has succeeded as an agriculturalist and animal dealer to a very high degree. In the ... More


Weapons of the Not So Weak in Afghanistan: Pashtun Agrarian Structure and Tribal Organization

Thomas J. Barfield

in Culture, Conflict, and Counterinsurgency

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785952
eISBN:
9780804789219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785952.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the classical model of interaction between a subsistence-based agrarian (and pastoral) society and one based on irrigated agriculture and cities as propounded by medieval Arab ... More


Unravelling of the State in Manipur

M. Sajjad Hassan

in Building Legitimacy: Exploring State-Society Relations in Northeast India

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195692976
eISBN:
9780199081547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195692976.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter looks at how agencies of the state in Manipur perform in terms of their basic functions. In Manipur, the state's failure to dominate the rule system and provide secure property rights ... More


The Yurok Reservation

Thomas Buckley

in Standing Ground: Yurok Indian Spirituality, 1850-1990

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520233584
eISBN:
9780520936447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233584.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents a brief overview of the history of the Yurok Indian Reservation since 1850. Non-Indians first settled in Yurok territory during the gold rush of 1849. Varied white interests ... More


Backgammon or Chess?: The State of Tribalism and Tribal Leadership in the United Arab Emirates1

Andrea B. Rugh

in Tribes and States in a Changing Middle East

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190264925
eISBN:
9780190638573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264925.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

When Middle Eastern states acquired coercive means in the 20th century, this tipped the balance of power between nation states exerting, and autonomous tribes resisting, state control. This chapter ... More


The Nation in Tribal Societies: Reflections On K. H. al-Naqib’s Studies on the Gulf

Joseph Kostiner

in Tribes and States in a Changing Middle East

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190264925
eISBN:
9780190638573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264925.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The chapter presents Joseph Kostiner’s reflections on the writings of Kuwaiti sociologist Khaldoun Hasan al-Naqib. Naqib, in seminal works such as Society and State in the Gulf and the Arabian ... More


Introduction

Denise E. Bates and John David Smith (eds)

in We Will Always Be Here: Native Peoples on Living and Thriving in the South

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062631
eISBN:
9780813051727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062631.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The introduction of this collection situates the contributing essays, interviews, and speeches within the existing and sparse literature on modern Native people of the southeast. It draws attention ... More


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