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date: 22 August 2019

Pastoral Nomadic Societies 

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History
Author(s):
Thomas J. BarfieldThomas J. BARFIELD

Pastoral nomadic societies view the husbandry of grazing animals as an ideal way of making a living and consider the regular movement of all or part of their societies to be a normal part of life. Although this lifestyle produces a low population density, and the total number of nomads has always been relatively small, the impact of nomads on world history has been profound. ...

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