Mountain Societies in Transition

ISBN 978-3-89645-156-9

Mountain Societies in Transition

Contributions to the Cultural Geography of the Karakorum

Edited by: Andreas Dittmann. With contributions by: Jürgen Clemens, Andreas Dittmann, Eckart Ehlers, Reinhard Fischer, Hiltrud Herbers, Arnd Holdschlag, Hermann Kreutzmann, Claudia Polzer, Fazlur Rahman, Matthias Schmidt, Georg Stöber. Series edited by: Irmtraud Stellrecht.

Series: Culture Area Karakorum Volume 6

2001
8 pp. Roman, 270 pp.
15 maps, 2 b/w photos, 29 graphs, 32 tables
Text language(s): English
Format: 170 x 240 mm
540 g
Paperback
€ 34.80

CONTENTS

Jürgen Clemens:
Rural Development in Northern Pakistan – Impacts of the Aga Khan Rural Support Programme

Eckart Ehlers:
Sustainability – Indigenous Knowlegde Systems and Traditional Land Uses. The Northern Areas of Pakistan as an Example

Fazlur-Rahman:
Community Organizations and Management of Natural Resources in the Northern Areas of Pakistan – A Study of Astor Valley

Reinhard Fischer:
Village – Valley – Nation. Integrating Mountain Communities into a Nationstate

Hiltrud Herbers:
Undernutrition and Heavy Workload in Northern Pakistan – Consequences for Production and Reproduction

Arnd Holdschlag:
Chitral – A Society between Irrigation, Isolation, and Migration – Some Observations from Lower Chitral and Tehsil Thorko

Hermann Kreutzmann:
Geolinguistic Variegation in the Eastern Hindukush and Karakoram

Claudia Polzer / Matthias Schmidt:
The Transformation of Political Structure in Shigar Valley / Baltistan

Matthias Schmidt:
The Utilization of Mountain Forests in the Bagrot Valley

Georg Stöber:
Structural Change and Domestic Agriculture in Yasin

Andreas Dittmann / Fazlur-Rahman / Arnd Holdschlag:
Chitral – Urban Development and Traditional Bazaar Structures

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