Final Baseri Culture

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Basseri Culture
Name: Jinette Rivera
Course Name: Cultural Anthropology
Presented To: Cynthia Livingston
Date: January 9, 2012

Table of Contents

1. Abstract 2

2. Introduction 3

I. Basseri Culture: 3

a) Domestic Tasks: 4

b) Frequent Migration: 4

c) Herding 4

II. Thesis Statement: 5

3. Mode of subsistence 5

4. Three Aspects of culture: 6

I. Kinship and socio political Organization: 6

II. Beliefs and Values 7

a) Evil Eyes and Envy: 7

b) Religion: 8

c) Marriage: 8

d) Anticipatory Inheritance: 8

e) Other Beliefs: 9

5. Conclusion 9

6. References 10

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to shed some light on Basseri culture. First part of the paper covers the introduction to basseri culture and their mode of subsistence. Basseri society is the nomadic parodists and migrates frequently so that they can have an advantage of seasoning grazing resources. Livestock is the primary source of their subsistence.

Next part of the paper covers the three main aspects of basseri culture. Kinship, Socio Political Organization and their Beliefs have been cited in detail. Last part of the paper is ended with the conclusion.

Introduction

Basseri Culture:

Basseri community lives in the area of Southern Iran and is commonly known due to their traditional pastoral practices. Southern Iran is considered to be more effective in terms of usage of pasture land. There are almost 16000 people in Basseri community. Firm political situation and background is the unique characteristic of Basseri Tribe. Majority of Basseri people know Basseri dialect but still they prefer to use Farsi as a language. Most of them can also speak Turkish and Arabic. “The Basseri are a large, Persian speaking…...

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