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Nomads and Networks: The Ancient Art and Culture of Kazakhstan

edited by Sören Stark and Karen S. Rubinson with Zainolla S. Samashev and Jennifer Y. Chi ; including contributions by Nursan Alimbai ... [et al]
Format
Book
Published
[New York] : Institute for the Study of the Ancient World ; Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2012.
Language
English
ISBN
9780691154800, 0691154805
Summary
Presents an unparalleled overview of the sophisticated culture of pastoral nomadic populations who lived on the territory of present-day Kazakhstan from roughly the middle of the first millennium BCE to the early centuries CE.--Book Jacket.
Contents
  • Roots of Iron Age pastoral nomadic culture / Nikolay A. Bokovenko and Zainolla S. Samashev
  • Berel Kurgans: some results of investigation / Zainolla S. Samashev
  • Results of multidisciplinary studies and reconstructions of materials from the Baigetobe Kurgan at Shilikty / Abdesh T. Toleubaev, Al-Farabi Kazakh
  • Some questions regarding the rock art of Kazakhstan / Sagynbay Myrgabayev
  • Burial practices and social roles of Iron Age mobile pastoralists / Karen S. Rubinson
  • Mounted warfare and its sociopolitical implications / Bryan K. Hanks
  • Nomads and their networks: elites and their connections to the outside world / Sören Stark
  • Cycles of Iron Age mobility and sedentism: climate, landscape, and material culture in southeastern Kazakhstan / Claudia Chang
  • Society and culture of the nomads of central Asia through time / Nursan Alimbai.
Description
195 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 31 cm.
Notes
  • Catalogue from the exhibition held at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University, March 7-June 3, 2012.
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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