Tajiks : RO02.

Approximately 4.3 million Tajiks live in Tajikistan. Tajiks also live in several other countries in Central Asia, primarily in rural areas. Commercialized growing of cotton is the dominant agricultural activity. Tajiks are Sunni Muslims. They speak a dialect of Farsi that is mutually intelligible wi...

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Imprint:New Haven, Conn. : Human Relations Area Files, 2002-
Language:English
Series:EHRAF collection of ethnography. Asia
Subject:Tajiks.
Ethnology -- Asia, Central.
Civilization.
Ethnology.
Tajiks.
Tajikistan -- Civilization, Modern -- 20th century.
Asia, Central.
Tajikistan.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/7100163
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Other uniform titles:Naby, Eden. Cultural summary, Tajiks.
Other authors / contributors:Human Relations Area Files, inc.
Notes:Title from Web page (viewed Jan. 12, 2003).
This portion of the eHRAF collection of ethnography was first released in 2002.
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Summary:Approximately 4.3 million Tajiks live in Tajikistan. Tajiks also live in several other countries in Central Asia, primarily in rural areas. Commercialized growing of cotton is the dominant agricultural activity. Tajiks are Sunni Muslims. They speak a dialect of Farsi that is mutually intelligible with Persian of Iran and Dari of Afghanistan. This file contains one document by Eden Naby, originally published in the Encyclopedia of World Cultures Supplement, 2002. The cultural summary includes information on history, settlement patterns, economy, kinship, marriage, family, sociopolitical organization, and religion.