Amān Allāhī Bahārvand, Sikande. Tribes of Iran

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Title: Tribes of Iran

Published By: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 1988. ii, 158 leaves: maps

By line: Sekandar Amanolahi

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2000. Computer File

Culture: Lur (MA12)

Subjects: Identification (101); Location (131); History (175); Settlement patterns (361); Lineages (613); Tribe and nation (619);

Abstract: This document is a description of the Lur tribal divisions and geographical distribution in the heavily populated provinces of Luristan, Bakhtiari, Kuh Gilu, Boir Ahmed, and Fars Provinces (Mamasani District), Iran. In addition to the detailed information on the Lur tribal locations in each of the above provinces, the author also provides background data on the etymology of the term 'Lur', the language of the Lur people, their ethnic affiliation, and culture history.

Document Number: 2

Document ID: ma12-002

Document Type: Monograph

Language: English

Field Date: 1974-1988

Evaluation: Ethnologist-4,5

Analyst: John Beierle ; 2005

Coverage Date: not specified

Coverage Place: Luristan, Bakhtiari, Kuh Gilu, Boir Ahmed, and Fars Provinces (Mamasani District), Iran

LCSH: Lur (Iranian people)/Ethnology--Iran/Tribes--Iran/Iran--Social life and customs

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