Anthopological and Etnografical study of the Bedouin in East Palestine
Antropologická a etnografická studie beduínů ve východní Palestině
dissertation thesis (DEFENDED)
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- Kvalifikační práce 
Abu Ghosh, Yasar
Faculty / Institute
Faculty of Humanities
PhD. - Anthropology
Date of defense
10. 2. 2010
PublisherUniverzita Karlova, Fakulta humanitních studií
Cílem této práce je popis a analýza života a kultury palestinských beduinských komunit ve východní Palestině, zejména v beduinských táborech na okraji Jericha, jež jsou na pokraji vymizení. Studie se zaměřuje na antropologické a etnografické aspekty beduinské společnosti.
This study's goal was to describe and analyze the ways of life and culture among Palestinian Bedouin communities in east Palestine and mainly among the Bedouin encampments that settled in Jericho district, and are at the edge of disappearing. The study focuses on anthropological and ethnographical aspects of Bedouin society. Moreover, how these aspects contribute to shaping each member man, woman, and children in this society. The major part of this study was conducted in the field and concentrated on various aspects of daily life of the Bedouin communities; therefore, a daily work in the field among Bedouin groups was taking place. The study provides a detailed picture of social structure, economic structure, tribal law, material culture, traditions, Bedouin knowledge, and the influence of religion practices on the Bedouin life. Thus, this study sheds light on the Bedouin communities that migrated to the east of Palestine in Jericho district in the aftermath of 1948 war. In addition, it shows the social and economic changes that occurred in these groups according to their move from their original home to be merged with other various communities' activities. In general, chapters of this dissertation seek to examine the lives of Bedouin communities under different social and cultural customs. In addition,...