Cattle Bring Us to Our Enemies Turkana Ecology, Politics, and Raiding in a Disequilibrium System

ISBN-10: 0472068784

ISBN-13: 9780472068784

Edition: 2004

Authors: J. Terrence McCabe

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Based on 16 years of fieldwork among the pastoral Turkana people, McCabe examines how individuals use the land and make decisions about mobility, livestock and the use of natural resources in an environment characterized by aridity, unpredictability, insecurity and violence.
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List price: $37.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 11/15/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Review of the literature and theoretical framework
Turkana : environmental, historical, and social overviews
Ngisonyoka ecology : land and livestock
Cattle bring us to our enemies
Introduction to the four families
Migration and decision making : the four families
Data analysis
Livestock dynamics and the formation and growth of families
Aggregate and group movement
Conclusions and discussion
South Turkana Ecosystem Project (STEP) publications
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