Villages abandoned: The case for mobile pastoralism in post-Harappan Gujarat

@article{Varma1991VillagesAT,
  title={Villages abandoned: The case for mobile pastoralism in post-Harappan Gujarat},
  author={S. Varma},
  journal={Studies In History},
  year={1991},
  volume={7},
  pages={279 - 300}
}
  • S. Varma
  • Published 1991
  • Geography
  • Studies In History
In most parts of Gujarat today pastoralism is an important subsistence activity along with millet farming. Specialised migratory pastoralists like Bharvads and Rabaris are responsible for the breeding and herding of cattle, sheep, goats, and camels in large areas of Gujarat. In fact in some areas like the Banni, in northern Kutch, cattle pastoralism is the only form of subsistence. In the eastern parts of Kutch, on the other hand, sheep and goat are more common. Alia Bet, an island at the mouth… Expand

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