Journals Higher Education



Published: 29 April 1999

436 Pages | 113 halftones & line illus

ISBN: 9780198549215

Bookseller Code (06)

Turkana Herders of the Dry Savana

Ecology and Biobehavioral Response of Nomads to an Uncertain Environment

Edited by Michael A. Little and Paul W. Leslie

Research Monographs on Human Population Biology

This unique study of the Turkana people who live as nomads in the savanna of northwestern Kenya includes research on their social and cultural organizations, their health, biology, demography, and economics. The Turkana's way of life is under increasing pressure to change and this volume provides an important analytical record of their traditions.


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