By J. Terrence McCabe
Based on 16 years of fieldwork one of the pastoral Turkana humans, McCabe examines how contributors use the land and make judgements approximately mobility, cattle, and using average assets in an atmosphere characterised by way of aridity, unpredictability, lack of confidence, and violence. The Turkana are one of many world's such a lot cellular peoples, yet knowing why and the way they circulate is a fancy job prompted by way of politics, violence, ancient kin between ethnic teams, and the govt., in addition to by way of the arid land they name home.
As one of many unique participants of the South Turkana environment venture, McCabe attracts on a wealth of ecological facts in his research. His long-standing dating with 4 Turkana households customize his insights and conclusions, inviting readers into the lives of those contributors, their households, and how they deal with their setting and political occasions in day-by-day life.
J. Terrence McCabe is affiliate Professor of Anthropology, collage of Colorado at Boulder.
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Cattle Bring Us to Our Enemies: Turkana Ecology, Politics, and Raiding in a Disequilibrium System (Human-Environment Interactions) by J. Terrence McCabe