People, Land and Water in the Arab Middle East: Environments and Landscapes in the Bilâd Ash-Shâm
The result of twenty-five years of research with different tribal groups in the Arabian peninsula, this study focuses on ethnographic descriptions of Arab tribal societies in five regions of the peninsula, with comparative material from others. Having become aware of the depth in time of Arab tribal structures, the authors have developed a view of Arabic tribal discourse where 'tribe' is seen as essentially an identity that confers access to a social structure and its processes.
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Aims and Arguments Methods of Working
The Framework to Social Practice
Physical Environments Landscapes and Nature
Land Use The Practices of Production Systems using Land as a Primary Resource
Buildings and Other Structures
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