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Western Anatolia before Troy. Proto-Urbanisation in the  4th Millennium BC?

HOREJS Barbara - MEHOFER Mathias (Eds.)
Western Anatolia before Troy. Proto-Urbanisation in the 4th Millennium BC?

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Camels in Asia and North Africa

KNOLL Eva-Maria - BURGER Pamela (Eds.)

Camels in Asia and North Africa

Interdisciplinary Perspectives on their Past and Present Significance

Reihe: Denkschriften der philosophisch-historischen Klasse, Band: 451

Reihe: Veröffentlichungen zur Sozialanthropologie, Band: 18

Erscheinungsjahr: 2012

ISBN13: 978-3-7001-7244-4


2012, 290 Seiten, 111 Abb., 30x21 cm, broschiert

€ 45,00


Humanity’s history is closely linked to those of camels. Without these remarkable animals we could not have inhabited the arid zones of Asia and North Africa, nor could we cope with today’s challenges of increasing desertification. Researching interactions between humans and camels therefore has been established at the Austrian Academy of Sciences ever since its foundation more than 160 years ago. The present publication is committed to this research tradition. This book assembles insights upon current and historical interactions between humans and camels. Thereby it is international and interdisciplinary from the outset and aims at intensifying a camel-related knowledge exchange between the natural sciences and the humanities. The here presented discussions of Old World camels (dromedary, Bactrian, wild camel) include such diverse topics as camel origin, domestication, breeding, raising and commerce. Moreover, camels’ significance is also discussed regarding socio-cultural and economic factors, music, folk medicine and veterinary medicine, as well as saving the last remaining wild camels. With an afterword by Richard W. Bulliet (New York), one of the world’s leading authorities on the camels’ history.


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