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Author Thargyal, Rinzin.

Title Nomads of eastern Tibet : social organization and economy of a pastoral estate in the kingdom of Dege / by Rinzin Thargyal ; edited by Toni Huber
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 222 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Brill's Tibetan studies library, 1568-6183 ; v. 15
Brill's Tibetan studies library ; v. 15
Contents Introduction -- The genesis of Zilphukhog -- Labour service -- Animal husbandry -- Trade and peripheral incomes -- Strategic transhumance -- Household organization -- Marriage and kinship -- Birth and death -- The political environment -- Social organization
Summary Presents a comprehensive anthropological account of premodern Tibetan pastoral economy and social organization in the Kham region of eastern Tibet, and convincingly readdresses anthropological debates and political claims about feudalism. This book offers a descriptive portrait of traditional Tibetan rural life
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-215) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Herding -- China -- Dege Xian.
Nomads -- China -- Dege Xian -- Economic conditions.
Nomads -- China -- Dege Xian -- Social life and customs.
Social structure -- China -- Dege Xian.
Dege Xian (China) -- Economic conditions.
Dege Xian (China) -- Social life and customs.
Form Electronic book
Author Huber, Toni, 1956-
LC no. 2007027745
ISBN 904742168X (electronic bk.)
9789047421689 (electronic bk.)