Pastoralism in Soqotra: external entanglements and communal mutations

@article{Elie2014PastoralismIS,
  title={Pastoralism in Soqotra: external entanglements and communal mutations},
  author={Serge D. Elie},
  journal={Pastoralism},
  year={2014},
  volume={4},
  pages={1-19}
}
This article presents the first study of pastoralism on Soqotra Island, which is the main island of the Republic of Yemen's Soqotra Archipelago in the Indian Ocean. Its inhabitants constitute a once predominantly pastoralist community with a unique language and of mixed ethnicity who are now being enlisted in a state-sponsored and internationally-assisted conservation-with-development experiment. The article seeks to remedy Soqotrans' disenfranchisement from the academic literature on… 
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