- The pursuit of populations collapses: long-term dynamics of semi-domestic reindeer in Sweden
- New research paper about cooperation in groups of Saami reindeer herders
- Tibetan lives: Hunting
- Reindeer Husbandry in a Globalizing North – resilience, adaptations and pathways for Actions (ReiGN)
- Predatory or prey – the rise of nomadic empires
Monthly Archives: September 2013
Herskovits showed that cattle were a dominant element among East African pastoralists’ culture and life. Cattle were important in many ways, e.g. as a symbol of wealth, dowry, and in ceremonies.
Livestock is the fastest growing agricultural sector, and in some countries accounts for 80% of GDP. Grasslands – the basis for livestock production – cover ~70% of the global agricultural area. More of the land surface of the earth is … Continue reading
In the early days, research was all about establishing typologies. So also in the study of nomadic pastoralism, which was concerned with establishing typologies of “pure pastoralists or nomads” where the units of analysis were “ideal types”.