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Ariaal Pastoralists of Kenya: Studying Pastoralism, Drought, and Development in Africa’s Arid Lands (Cultural Survival Studies in Ethnicity and Change) by Elliot. Ariaal pastoralists of Kenya: studying pastoralism, drought, and development in Africa’s arid lands. Responsibility: Elliot M. Fratkin. Edition: 2nd ed. The Ariaal, a nomadic community of about people in northern Kenya, have been seized on by researchers since the s, after one.

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A consistent strain throughout the book is about how the pastoral community has been perceived by outsiders, whether it is the colonisers, Kenyan state government, or international development agencies. Book titles OR Journal titles. More recent work has been conducted by Bettina Shell-Duncan, Benjamin Campbell and their respective students.

Fratkin, an kenyz by training came out to kenyya with the pastoral communities, and the book is a result of 25 years of engaging research. An article in the New York Times Nov. If the geography and climate of their location guides their survival techniques, then from their life strategies come rituals, family size and distribution of labour. A75 F72 Unknown. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Livestock Production and Human Nutrition.

Pearson; 2 edition ASIN: The Worlds of a Maasai Warrior: Farms, Towns and the Future of the Ariaal. Showing of 3 reviews. Ethnic groups in Kenya. Pastoralism was seen as a backward and anachronistic system of production.


Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. The paxtoralists is spread over six chapters and describes the ways that Ariaal and other pastoral communities are structured, their culture, their life in semi-arid regions of Kenya as nomads, and the challenges to their way of living post colonisation.

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I found the book to be a diligent exercise into the inquiry of not only the Ariaal, but the pastoral life of semi-arid regions in general. English Choose a language for shopping. Book Reviews Andargachew’s book provides an essential background study for any further analysis of contemporary Ethiopian politics.

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Homewood, K M, et al. Elliot Fratkin’s Surviving Drought and Development is one such monograph. Help Center Find new research papers in: East Dane Designer If Fashion.

Ships from and sold by RareBooksforUS. The Sahelian drought of the late s and early s, however, gradually turned the attention of researchers towards pastoralists and the role they could play in national development. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. They have been the subject of much pastoralisrs by anthropologists, especially Elliot Fratkin.


Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. On similar lines are western perceptions of beauty and ugly, order and disorder Scott The Ariaal are northern Kenyan pastoralists. Ariaal Pastoralists of Kenya: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Bibliography Includes bibliographical references p. There are, although, references to nature being the governing law, and it was its benevolence in terms of water and keny that guided pastoral societies Fratkin If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

This is an important argument because it finds resonance among other authors writing on pastoral communities elsewhere also. In effect, such elders continued to straddle the boundary between monogamous camel-owning Ariaal and polygynous cattle-owning Samburu, speaking both languages and participating in both cultures.

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