Irmtraud Stellrecht (ed.): Karakorum–Hindukush–Himalaya — Dynamics of Change – Part I+II [PDF]


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XXXVI, 1286 Seiten
2 Teilbände, zusammen 28 Faltkarten, 28 Karten, 79 s/w-Fotos, 51 Abbildungen, 66 Diagramme, 6 Faksimile-Abbildungen, 76 Tabellen

Textsprache: Englisch

In diesem Sammelband werden Vorträge publiziert, die von Wissenschaftlern verschiedener Nationen (vor allem aus Indien, Pakistan, Deutschland, USA, zentralasiatischen Republiken) während des internationalen und interdisziplinären Symposiums Karakorum – Hindukush – Himalaya. Dynamics of Change gehalten wurden, das 1995 in Islamabad/Pakistan stattfand. Das Symposium wurde von der Koordination des DFG-Schwerpunktprogramms Kulturraum Karakorum (1989–1998) veranstaltet. Im Zentrum der Beiträge stehen die sich verändernden Beziehungen zwischen Mensch, Kultur und Umwelt in den Hochgebirgsräumen von Karakorum, Pamir, Hindukusch und Himalaya, vor allem unter aktueller Perspektive. Die Beiträge von Umwelt-, Kultur- und Sozialwissenschaftlern beziehen sich überwiegend auf Pakistan, Indien, Nepal, China und Tadschikistan.


Part I

Irmtraud Stellrecht: Foreword

A. Processes of Landscape Formation

Kenneth Hewitt: Himalayan Indus Streams in the Holocene – Glacier-, and Landslide-‘Interrupted’ Fluvial Systems
Matthias Kuhle: The Ice Age Glaciation of East-Pamir (36º40’–39º10′ N/74º40’–76º10′ E)
Sigrid Meiners: Preliminary Results Concerning Historic to Post-Glacial Glacier Stages in the NW-Karakorum (Hispar Muztagh, Batura Muztagh, Rakaposhi Range)
Lasafam Iturrizaga: Preliminary Results of Field Observations on the Typology of Post-Glacial Debris Accumulations in the Karakorum and Himalaya Mountains

B. Vegetation and Climate

Sabine Miehe / Georg Miehe: Vegetation Patterns as Indicators of Climatic Humidity in the Western Karakorum
Zheng Du: A Comparative Study on the Altitudinal Belts in the Karakorum Mountains
Jens-Peter Jacobsen: Investigations into the Vertical Temperature and Precipitation Gradients in Two Test Areas in Northern Pakistan (Yasin and Bagrot)
Uwe Schmidt / Gerald Braun: Remote Sensing and GIS Applications for Phytoecological Modelling in a High Mountain Environment (Hunza-Karakorum, Northern Areas of Pakistan)
Aleem Ahmed Khan / Rafiq Ahmed Rajput: The Biodiversity of the Deosai Plateau, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan
Wu Sugong / Yang Yongping / Fei Yong: Flora of the Alpine Region of the Qinghai-Xizang Plateau
Fei Yong: Medicinal Plants in the Kunlun and Karakorum Mountains (Chinese Part)
Yang Yongping / Wu Sugong: Notes on the Chromosome Numbers of Alpine Plants of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau
Firdaus-e-Bareen / Syed H. Iqbal: Riparian Vegetation and Freshwater Fungal Flora of some Lakes in the Northern Areas
Firdaus-e-Bareen / Syed H. Iqbal: The Longitudinal Distribution Patterns of Freshwater Hyphomycetes along some Mountain Streams in the Northern Areas
Syed H. Iqbal / Firdaus-e-Bareen: Snow Group Hyphomycetes of the Karakorum Range

C. Environmental Risks and Utilization of Resources

Mohammad Said: Natural Hazards of Shigar Valley, Northern Areas of Pakistan
Irina Alekseevna Merzliakova: Environmental Hazards (Hait Earthquake) and Administrative Pressure for Resource Utilization (Pamiro-Alai Case Study)
Udo Schickhoff: Socio-Economic Background and Ecological Effects of Forest Destruction in Northern Pakistan
Parveen Daud Kamal / M. Jamal Nasir: The Impact of the Karakoram Highway on the Landuse of the Northern Areas
Marcus Nüsser: Animal Husbandry and Fodder Requirements around Nanga Parbat, Northern Areas, Pakistan – Recent and Historical Perspectives of Human-Ecological Relationships
Chiranjivi Sharma / Janardan B. Khatri Chhetri: Slash-and-Burn Agriculture in the Mount Makalu Range of Nepal
David Butz: Orientalist Representations of Resource Use in Shimshal, Pakistan, and their Extra-Discursive Effects
Joëlle Smadja / Monique Fort: Research on Diversity, Origin, and Evolution of Himalayan Nepalese Landscapes
Zahid Javed Janjua: Tradition and Change in the Darel and Tangir Valleys

D. Hydropower and Energy Supply

Juan José Victoria: Hydropower – An Energy Source for the Northern Areas of Pakistan
Kim Gutschow: Hydro-Logic in the Northwest Himalaya – Several Case Studies From Zangskar
Jürgen Clemens: Problems and Limitations of Rural Energy Supply in Mountainous Regions of Northern Pakistan – A Case Study on the Astor Tahsil and the Northern Areas

E. Processes of Settlement

Andreas Dittmann: Dynamics of Urban Development in Baltistan
Reinhard Fischer: The History of Settlement in Punial, Northern Areas of Pakistan, in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
Christian Kleinert: The Impact of Tourism and Development on Houses and Settlement in the Kali Gandaki Valley (Central Nepal)
Charles Ramble / Christian Seeber: Investigations in Northern Mustang/Nepal 1995 – Dead and Living Settlements in the Shöyul Area
Niels Gutschow: Why Was it so Dark in Kak? From Darkness to Light – Thoughts about a Process of Change in Housebuilding in the Northern Himalaya
John Harrison: A Brief Introduction to the Architecture of the Kalasha, Chitral

Part II

Irmtraud Stellrecht: Foreword

F. Highland-Lowland Routes and Relationships

Irmtraud Stellrecht: Economic and Political Relationships between Northern Pakistan and Central as well as South Asia in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
Hermann Kreutzmann: Trans-Montane Exchange Patterns Prior to the Karakoram Highway
Haruko Tsuchiya: Field Research along the Ancient Routes in the Northern Areas of Pakistan (1991–1995)
Mhammad Anwar Khan: A Perspective on the Relationship between Pakistan and Central Asia after the Break-Up of the Former Soviet Union
Zhang Baiping: Recent Studies on the Northern Sino-Pakistan Highway Areas with a Proposal for the Northward Extension of the CAK Project

G. Development – Strategies and Conflict

Jack D. Ives: The Himalayan Dilemma Reconsidered
Tor Aase: Politics of Natural Resource Management in the Sai Valley, Gilgit District
Daniel J. Miller / George B. Schaller: Rangeland Dynamics in the Chang Tang Wildlife Reserve, Tibet
Antje Linkenbach: Forest Protection and Concepts of Development in the Garhwal Himalayas – People’s Perspectives
Shekhar Pathak: State, Society and Natural Resources in the Himalaya: Dynamics of Change in Colonial and Post-Colonial Uttarakhand
Yuri Badenkov: Mountain Tajikistan – A Model of Conflictory Development
Jürgen Clemens / Ruth Göhlen / Roland Hansen: Dialogues on the Development Process in Astor Valley – Insiders’ and Outsiders’ Perceptions and Experiences
Ulrike Müller-Böker: Wild Animals and Poor People – Conflicts between Conservation and Human Needs in Chitawan (Nepal)
Sudibya Kanti Khisa: Upland Settlement Programme within a Rubber-Based Agroforestry Farming System – A Sustainable Development Initiative for the Tribal Communities of Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh
Shafeeq Ahmad / Umar Farooq: The Environmental Impacts of Coal Mining in the Punjab, Pakistan

H. Historical Dynamics

Muhammad Ayaz Khan: The Resonance of Gandhara Culture in Mansehra District of Hazara Division
Mohammad Salim: Ancient Man in the Northern Areas of Pakistan
Wolfgang Holzwarth: Change in Pre-Colonial Times – An Evaluation of Sources on the Karakorum and Eastern Hindukush Regions (from 1500 to 1800)
Abdul Ghani Sheikh: Ladakh and Baltistan through the Ages
Harjit Singh: Economy, Society and Culture – Dynamics of Change in Ladakh
Nawang Tsering Shakspo: Ladakh’s Relations with Baltistan
Mohammad Ishaq Khan: Dynamics of Kashmiri Culture vis-à-vis Brahmanism and Islam – A Historical Perspective

I. Dimensions of Culture

Martin Sökefeld: On the Concept of “Ethnic Group”
Nejima Susumu: Diversity of Lineages in Ghizer, Northern Areas, Pakistan
Claudia Polzer: The Break-Up of Village Communities in the Context of Elections in Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan
Monika Krengel: Dominant Clans and Ritualized Exchange – Tradition and Change in Kumaon/Himalaya
Muhammad Azam Chaudhary: Blood Feuds in Chilas, Past and Present
Ruth Göhlen: Mobility and Freedom of Decision-Making of Women in Astor Valley (Pakistan-Himalaya)
Katrin Gratz: Walking on Women’s Paths in Gilgit – Gendered Space, Boundaries, and Boundary Crossing
Sandra de Vries: Old People and Modern Life in the Shigar Valley of Baltistan (Northern Pakistan)
Maheshwar P. Joshi: Culture Constructed by Intellectualism and the Intellectualism of Culture – the Case of Central Himalaya
Elena Bashir: Prospects for Interdisciplinary International Research and Educational Development in Chitral
Saeed Ahmad Nagra: Nutritional Status of the Population in the Northern Areas of Pakistan
Muhammad Hassan Hasrat: Traditional Healing System and Introduction of Modern Biomedicine in Baltistan Language and Literary Tradition
Roland Bielmeier: Balti Tibetan in its Historical Linguistic Context
Inayatullah Faizi: Language as a Phenomenon of Social Change – Khowar in Laspur, Chitral (Pakistan)
Erhard Bauer: Several Groups of Pashto-Speakers in Pakistan’s Northern Areas – Different Ways of Dealing with Multilingual Surroundings (Preliminary Results of Field Research)
Fateh Mohammad Malik: Unity and Variety in the Sµf¡-Poetic Traditon – The Legacy of Bãbã Siãr
John Mock: The Cannibal King of Gilgit
Hugh van Skyhawk: Underground Music in Gilgit

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