Ariaal Pastoralists of Kenya: Studying Pastoralism, Drought, and Development in Africa’s Arid Lands (Cultural Survival Studies in Ethnicity and Change) by Elliot. Ariaal pastoralists of Kenya: studying pastoralism, drought, and development in Africa’s arid lands. Responsibility: Elliot M. Fratkin. Edition: 2nd ed. The Ariaal, a nomadic community of about people in northern Kenya, have been seized on by researchers since the s, after one.

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Contributor Cultural Survival Inc. Pastoralism was seen as a backward and anachronistic system of production. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. His observations treat them like any other society kenyw he does not patronize them.

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Add both to Cart Add both to List. This led pasoralists to adopt the Rendille culture, language, and other Rendille practices, such as monogamy.

This is an important argument because it finds resonance among other authors writing pastorzlists pastoral communities elsewhere also. Share your thoughts with other customers. Languages Esperanto Edit links. Ethnic groups in Kenya. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?

What is admirable is that he has been able to secure a friendly position within the Ariaal community and has lived with them as if one of their own, taking part in their daily routine in the harsh climate and terrain of North Kenya. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.


Buy the selected items together This item: Nielsen Book Data The Ariaal are northern Kenyan pastoralists. Unfortunately, many of these studies and projects were pastoarlists against pastoralists and the pastoral way of life.

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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Since the s, Fratkin has conducted research among the Ariaal, a livestock pastoralist group in northern Kenya. Contact Contact Us Help. What Fratkin manages to unravel in front pstoralists our eyes is the structure within this nomadic society that makes it possible for it to function.

Ships from and sold by Reuseaworld. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: View freely available titles: East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Fratkin plausibly argues that although the missions had rendered important services in education, health and infrastructural development their short-sighted goal of “settling” the pastoralists in an area where the rain fall is less than mm per year created the dependence of many pastoralists on relief-food and facilitated Book Reviews the impoverishment and vulnerability of the pastoral communities.

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All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from January Articles with incomplete citations from February All articles with incomplete citations All stub articles. Write a customer review. Fratkin, an anthropologist by training came out to live with the pastoral communities, and the book is a result of 25 years of engaging research.