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The effects of resource availbility on the subsistence strategies of Datoga pastoralists of north west Tanzania

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Many early anthropological studies treated pastoralist populations as egalitarian, however there is considerable variation in the resources available to individual households. This thesis considers how resources influence the subsistence system of the pastoral Datoga of Lake Eyasi. The two categories of resources considered are wealth and labour.

The labour available to Datoga households does not influence the herding strategies of those households. In turn, the herding strategies do...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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Division:
SSD
Department:
SAME
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Supervisor
Publication date:
1995
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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