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Suggested Readings on Tibetan Nomadic Pastoralism

Barfield, Thomas. 1993. The Nomadic Alternative. Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ.

Chang, D. 1981. The vegetation zonation of the Tibetan Plateau. Mountain Research and Development 1(1): 29-48.

Cincotta, R., P. van Soest, J. Robertson, C. Beall and M. Goldstein. 1991. Foraging ecology of livestock on the Tibetan Chang Tang: a comparison of three adjacent grazing areas. Arctic and Alpine Research 23(2): 149-161.

Clarke, G. 1987. China's reforms of Tibet, and their Effects on Pastoralism. IDS Discussion Paper No. 237. Institute of Development Studies: Brighton, England.

Clarke, Graham (ed.) 1998. Development, Society, and Environment in Tibet. Papers Presented at a Panel of the 7th International Association for Tibetan Studies, Graz 1995. Berlag de Osterreichischen Adademie der Wissenschaften, Wien

Ekvall, Robert. 1968. Fields on the Hoof: The Nexus of Tibetan Nomadic Pastoralism. Hold, Rinehart and Winston, New York.

Goldstein, Melvyn and Cynthia Beall. 1990. Nomads of Western Tibet: The Survival of a Way of Life. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Goldstein, Melvyn, Cynthia Beall, and Richard Cincotta. 1990. Traditional Nomadic Pastoralism and Ecological Conservation on Tibet's Northern Plateau. National Geographic Research, 6(2): 139-156.

Huber, Toni. 1997. Green Tibetans: A Brief Social History. Verlag der Osterreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien.

Huber, Toni and P. Pedersen. 1997. Meteorological Knowledge and Environmental Ideas in Traditional and Modern Societies: The Case of Tibet.

Humphrey, Caroline and David Sneath. 1999. The End of Nomadism?. Society, State and the Environment in Inner Asia. Duke University Press, Durham.

Humphrey, Caroline and David Sneath (eds.). 1996. Culture and Environment in Inner Asia, vol I: The Pastoral Economy and The Environment. White Horse Press, Cambridge.

Jagchid, Sechin and Van Jay Symons. 1989. Peace, War and Trade Along the Great Wall: Nomadic-Chinese Interaction Through Two Millennia. Indiania University Press, Bloomington.

Jones, Schuyler. 1996. Tibetan Nomads: Environment, Pastoral Economy, and Material Culture. Thames and Hudson, London.

Manderscheid, A. 2001. The Black Tent in its Easternmost Distribution: The Case of the Tibetan Plateau. Mountain Research and Development, Vol 21, No 2:154-160.

Manderscheid, A. 1999. Lebens- und Wirtschaftsformen von Nomaden im Osten des tibetischen Hochlandes. Dietrich Reimer Verlag, Berlin.

Miller, Daniel. 2000. Tough times for Tibetan nomads in Western China: Snowstorms, settling down, fences, and the demise of traditional nomadic pastoralism. Nomadic Peoples 4(1): 83-109.

1999. Herders of forty centuries: Nomads of Tibetan rangelands in western China, pp. 402-403. In: D. Eldridge and D. Freudenberger (eds.) People and Rangelands: Building the Future, Proceedings of the VIth International Rangeland Congress, July 19-23, 1999, Townsville, Australia. VI International Rangeland Congress, Inc., Aitkenvale, Australia.

1999. Nomads of the Tibetan Plateau Rangelands in Western China Part Three: Pastoral Development and Future Challenges. Rangelands, 21(2): 17-20.

1999. Nomads of the Tibetan Plateau Rangelands in Western China Part Two: Pastoral Production Practices. Rangelands, 21(1): 16-19.

1998. Fields of Grass: Portraits of the Pastoral Landscape and Nomads of the Tibetan Plateau and Himalayas. International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, Kathmandu.

Sienna Craig and Greta Rana (eds.) 1997. Conservation and Management of Yak Genetic Diversity. Proceedings of a Workshop, October 29-31, 1996. Kathmandu, Nepal. International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, Kathmandu.

Sienna Craig (eds.) 1997. Rangelands and Pastoral Development in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas, Proceedings of a Regional Experts' Meeting, November 5-7, 1996, Kathmandu, Nepal. International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, Kathmandu.

George Schaller. 1996. Rangelands of the Chang Tang Wildlife Reserve, Tibet. Rangelands 18(3): 91-96.

Niamir-Fuller, Maryam. 1999. Managing Mobility in African Rangelands: The Legitimization of Transhumance. Intermediate Technology Publications, Cambridge.

Roe, Emery, Lynn Huntsinger and Keith Labnow. 1998. High reliability pastoralism. Journal of Arid Environments 39: 39-55.

Schaller, George. 1997. Tibet's Hidden Wilderness: Wildlife and Nomads of the Chang Tang Reserve. Henry H. Abrams, New York.

1998. Wildlife of the Tibetan Steppe. University of Chicago Press, Chicago.

Williams, Dee M. 1996. The barbed walls of China: A contemporary grassland drama. The Journal of Asian Studies, 55(3): 665-691.

1996. Grassland enclosures: Catalyst of land degradation in Inner Mongolia. Human Organization, 55(3): 307-313.

Wu, Ning. 1997. Ecological Situation of High-Frigid Rangeland and Its Sustainability: A Case Study of the Constraints and Approaches in Pastoral Western Sichuan, China. Dietrich Reimer Verlag, Berlin.

Wu, Ning and Camille Richard. 1999. The privatization process of rangeland and its impacts on the pastoral dynamics in the Hindu-Kush Himalaya: the case of western Sichuan, pp. 14-21. In: D. Eldridge and D. Freudenberger (eds.) People and Rangelands: Building the Future, Proceedings of the VIth International Rangeland Congress, July 19-23, 1999, Townsville, Australia. VI International Rangeland Congress, Inc., Aitkenvale, Australia.
Technical Publications

van Wageningen, N.; Sa Wenjun. eds. The living plateau: changing lives of herders in Qinghai - concluding seminar of the Qinghai livestock development project. Kathmandu: International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development. 2001. 96p. ISBN: 92-9115-376-1
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