Nomadic Pastoralism Among the Mongol Herders: Multispecies and Spatial Ethnography in Mongolia and Transbaikalia

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Amsterdam University Press
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6.22 X 9.29 X 0.71 inches | 1.0 pounds

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About the Author
Charlotte Marchina is an anthropologist and Associate Professor in Mongolian Studies at Inalco, Paris. Her research on nomadic pastoralism in Mongolia and Southern Siberia bridges social and environmental sciences and explores multimodal ways of producing and transferring knowledge on human-animal relations (multispecies ethnography, GPS tracking, photography).Franck Billé is a cultural anthropologist based at the University of California, Berkeley, where he is program director for the Tang Center for Silk Road Studies. He is the author of Sinophobia (Hawaii, 2015), coauthor of On the Edge (Harvard, 2021), editor of Voluminous States (Duke, 2020), and coeditor of Yellow Perils (Hawaii, 2019) and Frontier Encounters (Open Book, 2012). He is currently finalizing his latest book, Somatic States: On Cartography, Geobodies, Bodily Integrity (Duke University Press). More information about his current research is available on his website: Caroline Humphrey Professor Humphrey is an anthropologist who has worked across Asia and countries of the former Soviet Union. She is currently based at the Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit at Cambridge, which she co-founded, and she is a Director of Research at the Department of Social Anthropology. She has been a Fellow of King's since 1978.
"[...] this book provides important insights into current pastoral practices on the Mongolian Steppe. It illuminates the relationship between herders, their livestock and the environment which provides for their pastoral way of life. [...] Nomadic Pastoralism among the Mongol Herders: Multispecies and Spatial Ethnography in Mongolia and Transbaikalia will be of tremendous value to anyone interested in nomads of the Mongolian Steppe."
- Daniel J. Miller, Nomadic Peoples, Vol. 26, No. 2 (2022)