Includes bibliographical references (p. -190) and index.
The growth of a conception: nomads and cities -- The political economy of Bedouin societies -- Oases in the desert -- Labor migrants: balancing income and social security -- Smuggling drugs -- Roving traders are the Bedouin's lifeline -- Personal and tribal pilgrimages: imagining an orderly social world.
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