Mapping Transition in the Pamirs

Changing Human-Environmental Landscapes

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ISBN: 978-3-319-23197-6 (Print) 978-3-319-23198-3 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

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    Pages 1-16

    Pamirian Spaces: Mapping Process Geographies in the Mountainous Periphery

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    Pages 17-40

    Pamir or Pamirs: Perceptions and Interpretations

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    Pages 41-54

    Who Is Mapping the Pamirs? A Review on Plant and Vegetation Sciences

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    Pages 55-68

    Geomorphic Features of the Eastern Pamirs, with a Focus on the Occurrence of Intermontane Basins

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    Pages 69-78

    Water of the Pamir – Potential and Constraints

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    Pages 79-93

    Khans, Kings, Communists, Warlords and Presidents: Afghan Kirghiz Socioeconomic Strategies for Extorting and Extracting from the State

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    Pages 95-112

    Changes in the Relationship Between Borders and Pastoral Mobility in Mountain Regions of Central Asia

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    Pages 113-126

    Seasonal Pasture Use and Vegetation Cover Changes in the Alai Valley, Kyrgyzstan

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    Pages 127-143

    Diversity of Seasonal Migration of Livestock in the Eastern Alai Valley, Southern Kyrgyzstan

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    Pages 145-158

    Kezüü and Novad: A Form of Pastoralism in the Eastern Alai Valley, Southern Kyrgyzstan

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    Pages 159-179

    External Support and Local Agency: Uncertain Transformations of Livelihoods in the Pamirian Borderland of Tajikistan

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    Pages 181-195

    The Current Status of Lifestyle and Occupations in the Wakhan Area of Tajikistan

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    Pages 197-214

    Political Ecology of Human-Environment Change in Gojal, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

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    Pages 215-227

    The Changes in Regional Structure and Land Use Related to External Factors in Hussaini Village, Northern Pakistan

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    Pages 229-244

    Humanitarianism Across Mountain Valleys: “Shia Aid” and Development Encounters in Northern Pakistan and Eastern Tajikistan

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    Pages 245-265

    History of the Development of the Pamir Region of Tajikistan (Gorno-Badakhshan)

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    Pages 267-274

    Conclusions: Why Do We Need to Make Efforts to Map the Transition?