Lesson 13 Basseri - LESSON 13 The Basseri of Iran Reading...

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LESSON 13 The Basseri of Iran Reading Assignment: Culture Sketches, Chapter 3: “The Basseri: Pastoral Nomads on the il-Rah .” Review the film clip about the Basseri. Learning Objectives: After completing this lesson, you should have an understanding of the following: The environment of the Basseri, and their traditional migratory lifestyle Subsistence methods, food, and economic enterprises The importance of families and household alliances The functions of the chief and his headmen in organization and decision-making Basseri customs involving marriage and inheritance Key Terms: sedentarization chief patrilineal kinship anticipatory inheritance headman affinal relatives neolocal residence il-rah Lecture Notes: This chapter about the Basseri is a very good illustration of how culture functions as an integrated system. The Basseri appreciate their nomadic lifestyle, yet have created ways to reap the advantages of sedentary life at the same time. They value their independence and
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2011 for the course AFR DANC 100 taught by Professor Ron during the Spring '07 term at CSU Long Beach.

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Lesson 13 Basseri - LESSON 13 The Basseri of Iran Reading...

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