Property Control And Social Strategies In Settlers In A Middle Eastern Plain Anthropological Papers No. 44

By: Aswad, Barbara C.

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Cover is green with black lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight, appearing unused. B/W illustrations, 16 tables, nine figures and 17 plates. The research for this monograph was gathered in southern Turkey, along the border with Syria, from September 1964 to June 1965. This is an analysis of the Al Shiukh, a social organization of a tribal section, who are part of the core and fringe village patterns. It covers four and one half generations, the period since the settlement. The four main chapters are: Historical and Ecological Setting; Struggle for Land and the Organization of Villages in the Plain; Patterns of Descent, Inheritance and Marriage Among the Al Shiukh, Marriage and Other Alliances by the Al Shiukh in the Struggle for the Control of Resources; 13 appendices. ; Museum of Anthropology, University of Michigan Series; B&W Illustrations; 6 x 9; 169 pages; Cover has light edge wear, crease at bottom of back cover; page 139 upper corner not fully trimmed.

Title: Property Control And Social Strategies In Settlers In A Middle Eastern Plain Anthropological Papers No. 44

Author Name: Aswad, Barbara C.

Categories: Cultural History, History, Geography, Islam,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan, University of Michigan: 1971

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 1270

Keywords: Anthropology; Barbara C. Aswad; Middle East History; Cultural History; Social History; Turkey; Al Shiukh; Rites And Rituals; Ceremonies;,