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Tigers Of Baluchistan
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For five years, Sylvia Matheson lived in one of the world's hottest and most arid deserts among the Bugtis, traditionally known as the tigers of Baluchistan, who are one of the most distinguished Baluch tribes of Pakistan. With one of the tribe's foremost warriors as her bodyguard, she travelled extensively in remote parts of tribal territory (normally a Restricted Area, closed to outsiders) sharing a tough, primitive way of life unchanged for centuries, and recording it on tape, cine, and still films, whose use had never before been permitted by the tribe. Even then, it took several years before the author was allowed to photograph any Bugti women." "The result is a fascinating and very vivid eyewitness account of how the Bugtis are meeting the problems of sudden confrontation with twentieth century industrialization, following the discovery and development of Asia's largest natural gas field inside their area.

Product Details
ISBN: 0195777638
ISBN-13: 9780195777635
Format: Hardcover, pp. 258
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Edition Description: REV