Notes on the Dispersal of the Dromedary

  title={Notes on the Dispersal of the Dromedary},
  author={Marvin M. Mikesell},
  journal={Southwestern Journal of Anthropology},
  pages={231 - 245}
CAMEL BREEDING is an obscure topic in culture history. The available evidence from bones, rock drawings, inscriptions, figurines, and historical accounts does not tell where, when, or why camels were domesticated. Gaps in information allow wide variation in interpretations of dispersal. Agreement is lacking even on what needs to be known. No apology needs to be made, therefore, for research and reflection on the early history of the domestic camels. In this paper I have brought together facts… 
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