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Friend by Day, Enemy by Night: Organized Vengeance in a Kohistani Community, 1st Edition

  • Lincoln Keiser Wesleyan University
  • ISBN-10: 0030533325  |  ISBN-13: 9780030533327
  • 131 Pages
  • © 1991 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $60.25 List Price = $ 79.95

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Overview

This exploration of the blood feuding and its ramifications in Thull, a Kohistani tribal community in the Hindu-Kush Mountains of Pakistan shows how 'mar dushmani' (literally "death enmity") has come to interpenetrate the mountaineer's lives.

Table of Contents

Foreword.
Acknowledgements.
1. Introduction.
2. The Course of the Feud.
3. The Power of Islam.
4. The Genesis of Dushmani.
5. The Distortion of Ecology and Economics.
6. The Unbalancing of Kinship.
7. The Contortion of Politics.
8. The Politics of Fieldwork.
Bibliography.
Glossary.