Afghan Craftsmen: The Cultures of Three Itinerants Communnities

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A significant but little studied aspect of life in rural Afghanistan is the restriction of certain specialized occupations to particular ethnic groups. Many communities of artisans, tradesmen and entertainers form their own descent groups, either settled or leading nomadic or semi-nomadic lives. Afghan Craftsmen describes the lives and work of the migrating Musalli threshers, Shaykh Mohammadi peddlers and Ghorbat sievemakers, detailing their social and historical background as well as their interaction with settled ...

Afghan Craftsmen: The Cultures of Three Itinerants Communnities 1994, Thames & Hudson, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780500016121

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