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Yemen: Muslim and Jewish Interactions in the Tribal Sphere

Bat-Zion Eraqi Klorman

in The Divergence of Judaism and Islam: Interdependence, Modernity, and Political Turmoil

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037516
eISBN:
9780813042107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037516.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Except for Aden, Yemen was an independent entity beginning in 1918 under the Imamate. This chapter analyzes the striking resemblance of tribal dissension in Yemen to Arab–Berber unrest in southern ... More


Fear in Colonial California and within the Borderlands

Lisbeth Haas

in Facing Fear: The History of an Emotion in Global Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153599
eISBN:
9781400845248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153599.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines how fear prevailed during the Spanish colonization of California. Under Spain, colonial California witnessed the destruction of its densely inhabited zone of linguistically ... More


Knowing through Numbers?: The Benefits and Drawbacks of Data

Sarah Deer

in The Beginning and End of Rape: Confronting Sexual Violence in Native America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696314
eISBN:
9781452952338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696314.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter defines and describes the problem of rape in the lives of Native women. The often-repeated statistics reflect a grim reality that rape has become the “norm” in tribal communities. Yet ... More


Conclusion A Family Level Society

Allen Johnson

in Families of the Forest: The Matsigenka Indians of the Peruvian Amazon

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232419
eISBN:
9780520936294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232419.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter summarizes the findings and restates the case for the Matsigenka Indians as a family level society. It explains that family level societies similar in their general characteristics to ... More


Society of Others: Kinship and Mourning in a West Papuan Place

Rupert Stasch

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520256859
eISBN:
9780520943322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520256859.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This study upsets the popular assumption that human relations in small-scale societies are based on shared experience. In a theoretically innovative account of the lives of the Korowai of West Papua, ... More


The bedouins as an Indigenous Community

Alexandre Kedar, Ahmad Amara, and Oren Yiftachel

in Emptied Lands: A Legal Geography of Bedouin Rights in the Negev

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503603585
eISBN:
9781503604582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603585.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

The chapter seeks to answer the question: are the Bedouins an indigenous people? It first addresses the positions of the Israeli state as well as a group of Israeli scholars who deny the indigeneity ... More


History and Memory

Stéphane A. Dudoignon

in The Baluch, Sunnism and the State in Iran: From Tribal to Global

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190655914
eISBN:
9780190872632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190655914.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

A geographical survey of Iranian Baluchistan highlights the modern transformation of the desert/oasis dichotomy, and the socioeconomic impact of this evolution upon political and religious authority ... More


Preliminaries

Romila Thapar

in From Lineage to State: Social Formations of the Mid-First Millenium BC in the Ganga Valley

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195626759
eISBN:
9780199080656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195626759.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses the various available theories on the nature and formation of the early states in India such as Oriental Despotism and the Asiatic Mode of Production. It also looks at the ... More


A Comparative Approach to Lineages among the Xiao Liangshan Nuosu and Han

Ann Maxwell Hill and Eric Diehls

in Perspectives on the Yi of Southwest China

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219885
eISBN:
9780520935259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219885.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter puts the Nuosu cvyi firmly in the orbit of comparative studies of social structure, showing the differences between patrilineal organization at the local level in Nuosu and in Han ... More


The Local Economy of Palmyra: Organizing Agriculture in an Oasis Environment

Julia Hoffmann-Salz

in Ownership and Exploitation of Land and Natural Resources in the Roman World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198728924
eISBN:
9780191795831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728924.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, World History: BCE to 500CE

Palmyra was presumably settled by Arabic and Aramaic tribes that had been in the area long before the urban development of the oasis city started in the 3rd/2nd century BC. It is within the legal ... More


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