Turkana Herders of the Dry Savanna: Ecology and Biobehavioral Response of Nomads to an Uncertain…

Hardcover | January 1, 1999

EditorMichael A. Little, Paul W. Leslie

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This unique study of the Turkana people who live as nomads in the savanna of northwestern Kenya includes research on their social and cultural organizations, their health, biology, demography, and economics. The Turkana's way of life is under increasing pressure to change and this volume provides an important analytical record of their traditions.

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This unique study of the Turkana people who live as nomads in the savanna of northwestern Kenya includes research on their social and cultural organizations, their health, biology, demography, and economics. The Turkana's way of life is under increasing pressure to change and this volume provides an important analytical record of their...

Michael Little is at State University of New York, Binghampton. Paul Leslie is at University of North Carolina.

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Format:HardcoverPublished:January 1, 1999Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0198549210

ISBN - 13:9780198549215

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`The volume is and probalby will be for some time to come the study on the ecology and biobehavioural response of a nomadic population in East Africa.'Michael Bollig, Anthropos, 95.2000.2.