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CHAPTER ELEVEN REVIV AL OF A NOMADIC LIFESTYLE: A SURVIVAL STRATEGY FOR DZAM THANG'S P ASTORALISTS ANGELA MANDERSCHEID There are numerous examples worldwide which demonstrate the displacement of a nomadic way of life and economy. New borders, reduction of pasture tenures in favour of arable

In: Proceedings of the Ninth Seminar of the IATS, 2000. Volume 5: Amdo Tibetans in Transition
Author: Marielle Prins

educational and economic purposes. In this context the Chinese idiom weile chi fan ("in order to make a living") is a much-heard phrase, usually in said in a rather regretful tone. In spite of lofty ideals, Chinese remained the trade language in dormitories and classrooms alike for Tibetans in many

In: Proceedings of the Ninth Seminar of the IATS, 2000. Volume 5: Amdo Tibetans in Transition
Author: D. Gullette

’) and sanjyra (a broader account of genealogy). These are accounts of biological descent, but also place a person within a set of social relations that establish connections between living relatives as well as with deceased ancestors. The genealogies establish a historical context, morals and

In: The Genealogical Construction of the Kyrgyz Republic
Author: D. Gullette

which represent the basic concerns of this methodology. First, genealogy is used to identify and analyse the a priori assumptions of our social life. The values and beliefs which form the basic concepts a person’s identity are developed through experien ces which are internalized and contribute to

In: The Genealogical Construction of the Kyrgyz Republic
Author: Kevin Ward

this book precisely at the time of Luwum’s murder, and he alludes to Archbishop Luwum as ‘the Thomas of Canterbury of the twentieth century’, a man who was able to face Amin with a ‘divine calm’ springing from a life of prayer and a wrestling of the soul which has characterized so many African

In: Lhasa in the Seventeenth Century
Author: R. Bukharaev

. Olympic, world and European champion wrestler A. Kurynov, fencer E. Bayanov, fencer O. Knyazeva, football player O. Kolotov, figure skater A. Fadeev and many other well-known sportsmen and sportswomen began their life in sport and acquired interna- tional fame while living in Kazan. 7. The practice is yet

In: Tatarstan: A 'Can-Do' Culture
Author: P.J. Marczell

CSOMA K RÖSI’S PSEUDONYM P.J. MARCZELL Even admirers and scholars familiar with the adventurous life of Alexander Csoma K rösi (1784?-1842) ignore a significant bio- graphical detail—that in his travels in Asia and fieldwork in the Himalayas and beyond, the pioneer of modern Tibetan studies used

In: Ladakhi Histories
Author: Ronald Schwartz

practices, the construction of contemporary forms of Tibetan identity, language change, education, medicine and childbirth, art, film and popular music, and the uses of the media. A majority of the contributions reflect research conducted in the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR) or among Tibetans living

In: Proceedings of the Tenth Seminar of the IATS, 2003. Volume 11: Tibetan Modernities
Author: Poul Pedersen

seriously underestimated his task. “From a simple research into family life,” he says, “I found myself having to examine not only every aspect of the culture in which people practising polyandry lived, but also anthropological concepts such as ‘polyandry’, ‘marriage’ and related problems, so that in the

In: Ladakhi Histories

, and it no doubt reflects to some degree the author's reservations regarding the revival of traditional religious life in A mdo at that time, a revival that was just then beginning. 1 It should come as no surprise to learn that Don grub rgyal's de- piction of a smooth-talking con man, who affects

In: Proceedings of the Ninth Seminar of the IATS, 2000. Volume 5: Amdo Tibetans in Transition