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Publisher Description

This collection traces how pastoralists have coped with the challenges of change in a part of the world with a long-tradition of livestock keeping. Their precarious position - balanced between a market system where only the fittest may survive, and their attempt to remain a human resource for the future development of the natural pastures and livestock industry - is carefully and critically examined by the contributors. The pastoralists' unique skills at managing livestock in a variable and challenging environment, and their ability to supply commodities much in demand mean that an understanding of their societal position is essential for anyone interested in transition in the former Soviet Union.

GENRE
Arts & Entertainment
RELEASED
2005
August 18
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
288
Pages
PUBLISHER
Taylor and Francis
SELLER
Taylor & Francis Group
SIZE
3.8
MB

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