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Eva-Maria Knoll - Pamela Burger

Camels in Asia and North Africa

Denkschriften der philosophisch-historischen Klasse
ISBN-13: 978-3-7001-7244-4 ISBN-13 Online: 978-3-7001-7350-2
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Preliminaries I

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Contents and Index of Pictures V

Eva-Maria Knoll
The Camel at the Crossroads of Multiple Perspectives: Introduction to an Interdisciplinary Encounter 1

Pamela Burger
I – OLD WORLD CAMELS (Tribe Camelini): Genetic Traces of Domestication in Old World Camelids 17

Bernard Faye - Gaukhar Konuspayeva
The Encounter between Bactrian and Dromedary Camels in Central Asia 29

Clemens Knospe - Joerg Kinne - Nissar A. Wani - Ulrich Wernery - Joris Peters
Embryonic Hump Development and Ancestry in Old World Camels 37

Adiya Yadamsuren - Enkhbileg Dulamtseren - Richard P. Reading
II – WILD CAMELS (Camelus ferus): The Conservation Status and Management of Wild Camels in Mongolia 45

Yuan Lei - John Hare - Yuan Guoying - Cheng Yun
The Status of the Wild Camel in China 55

Chris Walzer - Petra Kaczensky - Enkhbileg Dulamtseren - Adiya Yadamsuren
Working in a Freezer: Capturing and Collaring Wild Bactrian Camels 61

Katja Silbermayr - Pamela Burger
Hybridization: A Threat to the Genetic Distinctiveness of the Last Wild Old World Camel Species 69

Alexandra Trinks - Pamela Burger - Norbert Benecke - Joachim Burger
III – BACTRIAN CAMELS (Camelus bactrianus) : Ancient DNA Reveals Domestication Process: The Case of the Two-Humped Camel 79

Maria-Katharina Lang
The Tears of the Camel: Reflections on Depictions and Descriptions of the Camel in Mongolian Culture 87

Otgonbayar Chuluunbaatar
The Camel and its Symbolism in the Daily Life of the Mongols with Particular Reference to their Folk Songs 95

Margarethe Uerpmann - Hans-Peter Uerpmann
IV – DROMEDARIES (Camelus dromedarius) : Archeozoology of Camels in South-Eastern Arabia 109

Walter Dostal †
Riding Camels in Arabia: Outline of a Revised Cultural History 123

Johann Heiss
Caravans from South Arabia: Roads and Organization 131

Andre Gingrich
Camels in Star Mythology and in Everyday Rural Life: Ethnographic Observations in South-West Arabia’s Tihāma Lowlands 141

Daniel Martin Varisco
What Camels Eat: A Study in Arabic Ethnobotany 151

Darem Tabbaa
The Economic Significance and Traditional Management of Dromedaries in Syria 163

Arshad Iqbal
The Socio-Economic Perspective of Camels in Pakistan 169

Mohammed Shunnaq - Susanne Ramadan Shunnaq
Camel Trekking in Jordan: Between Oriental Perception and Authentic Tourist Expectation 177

Abdulsalam A. Bakhsh - Wael M. El-Deeb - Awatif A. Al-Judaibi
Camel Urine and Milk in the Arab Heritage (Folk Medicine): A Review 187

Anja Fischer
The Saharan Dromedary as a Sign: The Prominence of Dromedaries among the Nomadic Imuhar Society in the Algerian Desert 193

Maurizio Dioli
The Traditional Management of the One-Humped Camel in the Horn of Africa: Milking, Fostering and Weaning Techniques 199

Mario Younan - David M. Mwangi
The Informal Camel Milk Marketing Sector in Kenya and Somalia 207

Ibtisam E. M. El Zubeir
Extending the Shelf Life of Camel Milk 219

Abdussamad M. Abdussamad - Demo Joab Usman Kalla - Shehu Ahmad Maigandi
Bringing Camels into Focus: A Photo-Essay on Dromedaries in the Nigeria- Niger Corridor 225

Richard W. Bulliet
Afterword: Camels and Deserts 231

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Notes on Contributors 237

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Index 243

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