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Nogay trellis tents, cart tents and bow-top vans in the Volga Steppe
Nogay trellis tents, cart tents and bow-top vans in the Volga Steppe, late eighteenth century, by Geissler


Publications 


 

  • Books and Monographs

1971, The Turcoman of Iran, exhibition catalogue, with contributions by J.Allgrove, M. Beattie, M. Burkett, Abbot Hall Art Gallery and Museum, Kendal, 123 pp. (Exhibition shown at Kendal, Newcastle, Manchester, Oxford, Lewes, and London).

1976, Türkmen Needlework, with Mrs Mügül Andrews. Central Asian Monographs no. 2, Central Asian Research Centre, London, 61pp. (Pt.1), numerous drawings.

1985, Mafrash, Woven Transport Packs as an Art Form among the Shahsevan and other nomads of Persia, with S. Azadi, Berlin (Dietrich Reimer) and Munich (Weltkunst), 258 pp. , 44 illns., 96 colour plates. With drawings by Mrs M. Andrews. Text in German and English; German by S.Azadi translated into English by P.A.A. ISBN 3-496-01022-2.

1989, Ethnic Groups in the Republic of Turkey, with the assistance of R. Benninghaus. Beiheft Nr. B 60, Tübinger Atlas des Vorderen Orients. Wiesbaden (L. Reichert). 659 pp. plus maps. ISBN 3-88226-418-7 (vol.1).
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1997, Nomad Tent Types in the Middle East, Part I: vol.1, Framed Tents (543 pp.);vol.2. Illustrations. Beiheft Nr. B 74, Tübinger Atlas des Vorderen Orients. Wiesbaden (L.Reichert).
Review - Hali 1999
Review - JRAS 2000
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1999, Felt Tents and Pavilions. The Nomadic Tradition and its Interaction with Princely Tentage. Kölner Ethnologische Mitteilungen, Sonderband, Institut für Völkerkunde, Universität zu Köln, series eds. U. Johansen and T. Schweizer. With the support of the J. Paul Getty Trust. 2 vols., 1472 pp. text, 20 maps, 17 drawings, 2 folding plans, 257 black and white plates, 18 colour plates, 9 vignettes. London (Melisende, Fox Publications). ISBN 1 901764 05 2.
(Dissertation presented in 1980 for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy at London University, Faculty of Arts, School of Oriental and African Studies, Department of the Near and Middle East: Art and Archaeology. 1059 pp. and 187 plates, in two volumes. Now completely revised and enlarged).

Review - T.TH. Allsen 2000
Review - Hedda Reindl-Kiel
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2000, Sazin, a Fortified Village in Indus-Kuhistan, with K. Jettmar and a contribution by G. Buddruss, as Antiquities of Northern Pakistan, Reports and Studies, vol. 4, ed. K. Jettmar in collaboration with M. Bemmann and E. Kattner. Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften, Research Unit for Rock Carvings and Inscriptions along the Karakorum Highway. xii+152pp., 5pp. line drawings, 8 black-and-white plates and 18 colour plates, 14 measured plans folded in pocket. Plans by P.A.A., detailed drawings by Mrs M. Andrews. Mainz. ISBN 3-8053-1663-1.
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2002, Ethnic Groups in the Republic of Turkey, with the assistance of R. Benninghaus. Beiheft Nr. B 60, Tübinger Atlas des Vorderen Orients. 2nd enlarged edition: vol.2, new, with contributions by L. Paul, D. Shankland and G. Wiessner, and an index to both vols., 322 pp. Vol. 1 as original edition, unchanged. Wiesbaden (L. Reichert). ISBN 3-89500-229-1.  
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Pirated Translation:

1992, Türkiye'de Etnik Gruplar. A bad trans. attributed to M. Küpüşoğlu of about a quarter of the original (B 60), omitting all the listings, the tables and most of the essays, and with additions by the publisher, 320pp. . Istanbul (Ant Yayınları, Tüm Zaman Yayınları). ISBN 975 7350 03-6.
Subject of a successful court action, but still on sale in 2000.
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  • Articles in Books, Catalogues and Periodicals

1971, "The Tents of the Tekna in Southwest Morocco", pp.124-42 in Shelter in Africa, ed. P. Oliver, London. With drawings by A. Jansz. (Barrie and Jenkins).

1973, "The White House of Khurasan: the Felt Tents of  the Iranian Yomut and Göklen", pp.93-110 in Iran XI, London (Journal of the British Institute of Persian Studies).

1976, "Living in a Tent", pp.78-9 in Vogue 133 no.6 (2129), April 15th, photographic centre-spread.

1978, "Alačıx and Küme, the Felt Tents of Azarbaijan", pp. 19-45 in Mardom Šenâsî va Farhang-e Âmme-ye Irân 3, Tehran. (Pt. 1 only; pt. 2 accepted, but lost in revolution?).

1978, "The Tents of Timur", pp. 143-87 in Arts of the Eurasian Steppelands, ed. P. Denwood, Percival David Foundation Colloquies on Art and Archaeology in Asia no.7 (1977), University of London.

1979, "The Mongolian Trellis Tent", pp. 10-22 in Mongolia, Land of the Five Animals, exhibition catalogue, Horniman Museum, London.

1980, "The Türkmen Tent", pp.40-59 in Turkmen, ed. L. Mackie and J. Thompson, exhibition catalogue, Textile Museum, Washington D.C.

1980, "The Threat to Nomads", pp. 29-43 in Cultural Collisions, ed. A.Cronin and J.Minett. Oxford Polytechnic Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Estate Management, Working Paper no.49, Oxford.

1981, "The Tents of Chinggis Qan at Ejen Qoriy-a and their authenticity", pp.1-49 in Journal of the Anglo-Mongolian Society 7, 2 (December 1981).

1981, "The Türkmen Tent", pp. 108-17 in Hali IV, 2, London. (Paper read at the 3d International Conference on Oriental Carpets, Washington D.C., 1980).

1981, "Islamic Architecture", pp. 94-124 in The Arts of India, ed. Basil Gray, Oxford (Phaidon).

1982, "The Conservation of Ideas in Architecture among Nomads", pp. 68-80 in Conservation of Buildings in Developing Countries, ed. R. Zetter, Oxford Polytechnic Department of Town Planning, Working Paper no.60, Oxford. With drawing by S.Calverley.

1982, "Survey of Nomadic and Urban Tents in Morocco"(Report and list), pp.112-4 in Production pastorale et société no.10, Paris.

1984, "The Turco-Mongol Context of Some Objects Shown in the Istanbul Album Pictures", pp.110-20 in Islamic Art I, 1981 (published 1984) (also published as Proceedings of the Percival David Foundation Colloquies no.10), New York.

1984, "Pitching the Emirdağ Topak Ev", pp. 27-40 Museum Ethnographers’ Group Newsletter no. 15, Feb. 1984, Hull. With drawing by A. Jansz.

1985, "Tent Furnishings and Rugs of the Şahsevän of Azerbaijan" pp.188-208 in Türk Dünyası Ara#tırmaları 36, Haziran 1985, Istanbul. With drawings by Mrs M. Andrews.

1985, "The Turco-Mongol Context of some Objects Shown in the Istanbul Album Pictures", pp.110-20 in Between China and Iran, ed. E. Grube and E. Sims, Percival David Foundation Colloquies on Art and Archaeology in Asia no.10 (1980), University of London.

1985, "Die Krönung der Braut; zur türkmenischen Frauentracht in historischer Sicht", trans. into German by H. Rudolph, Bd. 2, pp. 656-69 in Die Braut, ed. G. Völger and K. von Welck, exhibition catalogue, Rautenstrauch-Joest Museum für Völkerkunde, Köln. With drawings by Mrs M. Andrews.

1985, "Färmäsh-weaving among the Shahsevän", with N. Tapper and R. L. Tapper, pp. 124-30 in Oriental Carpet and Textile Studies, 1, ed. R. Pinner and W. B. Denny. With drawings by Mrs M. Andrews. (Hali Publications).

1986, "Trellis Tent and Bulbous Dome", pp. 63-97 in Geschichte des Konstruierens 1, Konzepte SFB 230, Heft 5, Universität Stuttgart und Tübingen, ed. R. Graefe (paper for Colloquy in October 1985).

1986, "The Shaping of Nomad Camps", pp. 115-39 in Prozesse der Entstehung und Veränderung ungeplanter Siedlungen 1, Konzepte SFB 230, Heft 23, Universität Stuttgart und Tübingen, ed. E. Schauer, Stuttgart (paper for Colloquy in December 1985).

1986, "Schwarze Zelte und Filz-Zelte", pp. 26-35 in Zelte, exhibition catalogue, Architekturmuseum, Basel (23 August - 12 October 1986).

1986, "Felt Tents in Anatolia" and "Anadolunun Keçe Cadırları", pp.1-32, 33-63 in Sosyal Antropoloji ve Etnoloji Dergisi, 4, University of Istanbul, Edebiyat Fakültesi. Turkish translation by Mrs M. Andrews. With drawing by A. Jansz.

1987, "Tent Screens and Kilims: an Argument against an Argument", pp. 29-30, 105 in Hali IX, i, no.33, Jan. Feb. Mar. London.

1987, "The Generous Heart or the Mass of Clouds: the Court Tents of Shah Jahan", pp. 149-65 in Muqarnas 4, Leiden.

1987, "Alachıkh and Küme: the Felt Tents of Azarbaijan", pp. 49-135 in Zur Geschichte des Konstruierens 3, Konzepte SFB 230, Heft 28, Universität Stuttgart und Tübingen, ed. R. Graefe, Stuttgart (revised version of 1978 article).

1988, "The Moving Palaces of the Moghuls", pp. 12-21 in Taj Magazine 17, no. 1, Bombay.

1988, "The Felt Tents of Central Asia: the Turkish Contribution to a Tradition", pp.403-18 in Ars Turcica, Akten des VI. Internationalen Kongresses für Türkische Kunst, München 1979, München

1988, "Alaaf and Fisimatente: an Early Islamic Intrusion Preserved in Folk Memories at Cologne" (satire), in Festschrift für Elisabeth Lierz, Institut für Völkerkunde, Universität zu Köln (limited private edition), pp. 97-102.

1989, "Zwiebelkuppel und Gitterzelt", pp. 48-69 in Zur Geschichte des Konstruierens, ed. R. Graefe, Stuttgart (DVA) (revised and translated version of 1986 article. Many typesetter’s errors).

1989, "The Culmination of the Islamic Double Dome Form in Hindustan", pp.125-44 in Islamic Art: Common Principles, Forms and Themes (Proceedings of the International Symposium held at Istanbul in April 1983), Damascus. (Original version. Proofs not corrected).

1990, "From Khurasan to Anatolia", pp.41-50 in Oriental Carpet and Textile Studies 3, no.2, ed. R. Pinner and W. Denny (Sotheby´s, London). (Proceedings of the Vth International Conference on Oriental Carpets, Vienna 1986).

1990, "The Context of Flatweaves in Anatolia", pp.73-81 in Anatolische Kelims (Symposium, Basel 1990). Die Vorträge, ed. J. Rageth, Basel.

1990, "The Evolution of the Trellis Tent: a Middle Eastern Development?", pp.141-64 in L'Asie Centrale et ses voisins, ed. R. Dor (Proceedings of the IIId European Seminar on Central Asian Studies 1989), Paris (Colloques Langues).

1991, "Crowning the Bride. Some Historical Evidence on Türkmen Women’s Costume", revised English version with drawings by Mrs M.Andrews, pp.67-106 in Folk 33 (Festschrift for Klaus Ferdinand), Copenhagen.

1993, "Wall, Floor and Baggage Pile: the Differing Context of Flatweaves in Anatolia", pp.99-112 in Oriental Carpet and Textile Studies 4, ed. M. L. Eiland, jr., R. Pinner and W. B. Denny. Berkeley (Proceedings of VIth ICOC, San Francisco) (Figures 23-35 incorrectly titled).

1993, "Ethnic Change in Turkey", pp.39-54 in Der erweiterte Sicherheitsbegriff dargestellt am Beispiel Türkei, Bundesakademie für Sicherheitspolitik, Bonn.

1993, "Glossar turkmenischer Begriffe", pp.11-15 in Wie Blumen in der Wüste, exhibition catalogue for VIIth ICOC), Hamburg.

1993, "Symbolism in Architecture: Approaches to Meaning in Form", pp.389-413 in Handbuch der Ethnologie, ed. Thomas Schweizer, M. Schweizer und W. Kokot, Berlin (many typesetter’s errors, proofs not corrected).

1993, "Survey of Sazin, Indus-Kohistan", pp.73-111 in Pakistan Archaeology 25 (nominally 1990), Karachi (photographs omitted).

1995, "The Hassaniya-Speaking Nomads: Tekna, Trarza and Brakna", with excerpts from O. du Puigaudeau, pp.64-87 in African Nomadic Architecture. Space, Place and Gender, ed. Labelle Prussin. Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of African Art. Washington D.C., London. Drawings by A.Jansz.

1995, "Hamlet and the Genie", pp.123-7 in The International Journal of Kurdish Studies 7, 1-2, New York: reply to review of Ethnic Groups in ... Turkey by Mehrdad Izady.

1996, The Türkmen Wedding Tent in Historical Context, in: 7th International Conference on Oriental Carpets: Papers, Presentations/ 7. Internationale Konferenz für Orientteppiche: Vorträge, Postersessions (Hamburg 17-20.6.93). Düsseldorf, S. 7-22.

1999, "Early Turkish Rugs: the Written Evidence", pp. 63-8 in Oriental Carpet and Textile Studies 5, ed. M.L. Eiland Jr. and R. Pinner, Danville, CA. (Papers from the VIIIth I.C.O.C., Philadelphia 1996).

1999, "The Shrine Tents of Činggis Qan at Ejen Qoroγa", pp. 3-30, with drawings by M. Andrews and A. Jansz, in Antoine Mostaert (1881-1971), C.I.C.M. Missionary and Scholar, vol. I, papers, ed. K. Sagaster, Leuven, Ferdinand Verbiest Foundation. Louvain Chinese Studies IV. (Papers from the symposium of the same name, K.U. Leuven 1993).

2000, "Wie wohnte Tschinggis Khan? Die Entwicklung mongolischer Zeltformen aus neuester Sicht", in Dialog Universitätszeitung, Bamberg, 15. Jg., 2/2000 (Mai), p. 24.

2001, "The Making of an Ottoman Tent", in Report for the D. Historisches Museum, Berlin. 11 Seiten, 6 Seiten Tabellen.

2001, "Moors: 'l-khayma", p. 301, and advice on other entries, for The House Book, London, Phaidon.

2002, "Beschneidung", short lecture for the circumcision of Burak Alp Çokbilen, 2 pp.

2003 "Household Items: the tent and its equipment" in E.Fihl, Exploring Central Asia, 2 vols., London and Copenhagen 2002, The Carlsberg Foundation’s Nomad Research Project, series. ed. I. Nicolaisen, i, 239-50 revised and largely rewritten from "The Qırġız Tent in the Olufsen Collection", 1995, with drawings by Ahmad Saei from survey by P.A.A.

2003 "From the Rašīdīya to the Ordos: in Search of Early Mongol Tents", pp. 148-71 in Technology, Tradition and Survival: Aspects of Material Culture in the Middle East and Central Asia, ed. R. Tapper and K. McLachlan, with drawings by A. Jansz and Mrs M. Andrews. London and Portland OR, Frank Cass, History and Society in the Islamic World series. ISBN (cloth) 0714649279, (paper) 0714644870. Proceedings of the Symposium on  Material Cultures in Central Asia and the Middle East II, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 1993. 

2003, "Der Ring und die Tür", pp. 63-81 in Mongolische Notizen         (Mitteilungen der Deutsch-Mongolischen Gesellschaft e.V.) 12.

2003,  "Deve – Düye - Tüye", for Prof. S.Tezcan’ 65th birthday, 3 pp. incl. table.

2004, "The transposed cat" (parody of P.Bourdieu) in Festschrift für Kurt Tauchmann, 5 pp., issued privately in Institut für Völkerkunde, Universität zu Köln.

2005,  "A Flight of Fancy: eine Vogelgeschichte" (satire) for Prof. K.Kreiser’s 60th birthday, 4 pp. (for Festschrift to be issued privately), in Universität bamberg, Lehrstuhl für Türkische Sprache und Kultur.

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· Articles in Press 

Year sent:

2003 "Felt among the nomads of Turkey and Iran", for Proceedings of the Symposium on Felt, Topkapı Sarayı 28.6.2003, ed. S.Gürışık and F.Cağman.

2003 "The precious and the numinous: tents as charged objects and princely gifts", 11 pp. for Nurhan Atasoy’a armağan, ed. T.Yılmaz, Istanbul Üniversitesi (paper originally presented at the conference "Precious" at Hallam University, Sheffield, May 2001).

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  • Encyclopaedia Entries

1982 "Lâhawr: monuments", in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Leiden, pp.599-601.

1982 "Lakhnaw monuments", in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Leiden, pp.636-7.

1986 "Mahisur: monuments", in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Leiden, pp.1259-61.

1986 "Mahall", in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Leiden, pp.1214-20.

1987 "Maklī: monuments", in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Leiden, pp.189-90.

1988 "Manzil (camp)", in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Leiden, pp.456-7.

1989 "Masdjid: Hindustan", in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Leiden, pp.690-700.

1991 "Mifrash", in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Leiden, supplement pp.1-2.

1991 "Misâha: Hindustan, linear measures" with J. Burton-Page, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Leiden, pp.137-40.

1991 "Muhâdjir: Turkey", in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Leiden, pp.350-4.

1991 "Mizalla: Iran and Hindustan", in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Leiden, pp.191-4.

1992 "Multân: monuments", in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Leiden, pp.549-50.

1992 "Kurdish Clothing in Persia", "Turkic and Kurdish Clothing in Azerbajian", and "Clothing and Jewelry of the Türkmen", in: Encyclopaedia Iranica, vol.5, f.8. New York pp.824-5, pp.836-40 & pp.854-6 respectively.

1993 "Parčīn-Kârī", in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Leiden, pp.267-70 with plates.

1993 "Pīshtâk", in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Leiden, pl.xiii-xix and pp.313-6.

in press "Alâčūq", in: Encyclopaedia Iranica, New York (submitted 1993).

1996, "Tent: I. Introduction", "Tent: II. Nomadic, 1. Near and Middle East and North Africa; 2. Anatolia, Central Asia and Mongolia", "Tent: III. Court and Ceremonial, 1. Before c.1500; 2. After c.1500, i. Ottoman Empire; ii. Iran", "Indian Subcontinent VIII, 17 Tents", in: The Dictionary of Art. Macmillan, Grove, London.

2000 "Turks: outside Turkey, from the late 19th century to the present", in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Leiden, pp.697-701.

2003 "Tents in the Iranian world", for Encyclopaedia Iranica, New York (in press).

2005 "Yūrt" and "Yūrtčī" for Encyclopaedia of Islam, Leiden, Supplement, pp. 838-9.

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  • Maps for the Tübinger Atlas of the Middle East (TAVO)

1986, Map A VIII 17 Golfstaaten. Ausländische Arbeitsmigranten. Gulf States. Migrant Workers from Abroad, scale 1:2,500,000. Cartographer M. Henke. Data submitted as tables on 21 pages, 12.3.85.

1988, Map A VIII 14 Republik Türkei. Ethnische Minderheiten im ländlichen Raum. Republic of Turkey. Rural Ethnic Minorities, in two sheets, scale 1:2 million. Cartographer H. Pohlmann. Submitted 22.12.83.

1990, Map A VIII 13 Vorderer Orient. Ethnische Gruppen - die emische Perspektive. Middle East. Ethnic Groups - the Emic View, scale 1:8 million, collated by E. Orywal. Cartographer H. Pohlmann. Report on ethnic groups in Saudi Arabia submitted 31.12.84. Sketch for Turkey submitted 1988.

1991, Map A IX 5 Vorderer Orient. Nomadenzeltformen. Middle East. Nomad Tent Types, scale 1:8 million. Cartographer B. Gerig. Submitted 1987.

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·       Reviews

1976 "Nomad and City" at the Museum of Mankind, London, and "The Qashqai of Iran" at the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, in The Connoisseur  191 no.770, p. 322.

1982 "Schmuck in Afghanistan", by A. Janata (Graz 1981), in Apollo, November, London, p.

1983 "Schmuck in Afghanistan", by A. Janata (Graz 1981), in Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society  no.1, London, (different text), p.120.

1983 "Techniques des nomades Baxtyârī d’Iran", by J.-P. Digard (Cambridge  and Paris 1982) in Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society,  no.1, London, p.118.

1983 "Etat et pasteurs au Moyen Orient ancien" by P. Briant (Cambridge and Paris 1982) in Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, no.2, London, pp.306-7.

1985 "Living with the Desert: Working Buildings of the Iranian Plateau", by E. Beazley and M. Harverson (Warminister 1982), in Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society,  no.1, London, pp.92-3.

1986 "Khans and Shahs: a Documentary Analysis of the Bakhtiyari in Iran", by G.R. Garthwaite (Cambridge etc. 1983), in Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, no.2, London, pp.18-20.

1987 "Die Seide Chinas: Eine Kulturgeschichte am seidenen Faden", by Irmgard Timmerman (Cologne 1986), in Hali  issue 36, October-December, London, pp. 65-66.

1989 "Shah Jahan and Orpheus", by Ebba Koch (Vienna 1988), in Apollo 130, no.332, October, pp.285-6.

1992 "La tente dans la solitude: la société et les morts chez les Tuaregs Kel Ferwan", by Dominique Casajus (Cambridge etc. 1987), in Zeitschrift für  Ethnologie 115, pp.273-5.

1994 "Die Turkmenen und ihre Teppiche", by Brigitte Rossetti (Berlin 1992), in Hali, issue 75, June-July, London, pp.99-102.    

1994 "Embroidered Textiles. Traditional Patterns from Five Continents", by Sheila Paine (London 1990), in Zeitschrift für  Ethnologie, 119, pp.159-61.

1994 "Chikan Embroidery; the Floral Whitework of India", by Sheila Paine (Shire Publications, Aylesbury 1989), in Zeitschrift für  Ethnologie, 119, pp.161-3.

1995 "Die Lehm-Moschee am Niger. Dokumentation eines traditionellen Bautyps", by Dorothee Gruner, Stuttgart 1990, in Zeitschrift für  Ethnologie, 120, pp.311-3.

1996 "The Chinese House. Craft, Symbol and the Folk Tradition", by Ronald G.Knapp (Hong Kong, Oxford, London, New York 1990) in Zeitschrift für Ethnologie, 121, pp.144-6.

1996 "The Living House. An Anthropology of Architecture in South-East Asia", by Roxana Waterson (Oxford and New York), in Zeitschrift für Ethnologie, 121, pp.170-4.

1996 "Nomadenalltag vor den Toren von Merw: Belutschen, Dschamschedi, Hazara", by L.Rzehak and W.A.Pristschepowa, Dresden, Staatliches Museum für Völkerkunde, 1994, in Zeitschrift für Ethnologie, 121, pp.308-9.

1997 "The Kyrgyz and their Reed Screens", by J.L.Sommer (Fremont 1996) for Hali issue 97, March 1998, p.105.

1998 "Commodity and Exchange in the Mongol Empire: a Cultural History of Islamic Textiles", by T.T.Allsen, Cambridge and New York 1997 for The Economic History Review, LII, 5 (May), pp.398-99.

1998 "Bedouins of Qatar", by K.Ferdinand, Copenhagen and London 1993, The Carlsberg Foundation’s Nomadic Research Project, in Zeitschrift für Ethnologie, 123, pp.288-91.

1999 "Bedouins of Qatar", by K.Ferdinand, Copenhagen and London 1993, The Carlsberg Foundation’s Nomad Research Project, in Nomadic Peoples, III, 1, pp.122-7. Longer version.

and Zeitschrift für Ethnologie.

2000 "Commodity and Exchange in the Mongol Empire: a Cultural History of Islamic Textiles", by T.T.Allsen, Cambridge and New York 1997, in Nomadic Peoples,  IV, 1, pp. 180-3. Longer version.

2001 "Threads of Identity: Embroidery and Adornment of the Nomadic Rabaris", by J.Frater, Ahmedabad and Middletown, N.J. 1995, in Nomadic Peoples, V, 1, pp. 186-191.

2001 "The Pastoral Tuareg: Ecology, Culture, and Society" by Johannes Nicolaisen and Ida Nicolaisen, 2 vols., Copenhagen and London 1997, The Carlsberg Foundation’s Nomad Research Project, for Nomadic Peoples, V, 2, pp. 172-5.

2002 "Mongol Costumes" by H. Harald Hansen, Copenhagen and London 1993, The Carlsberg Foundation’s Nomad Research Project, for Nomadic Peoples VI, 1, pp. 216-18.

2004 "Afghan Nomads in Transition: a century of change among the Zala Khân Khêl", by Gorm Pedersen, Copenhagen and London 1994, The Carlsberg Foundation’s Nomad Research Project, for Nomadic Peoples.

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  • Work in progress

TAVO Beiheft B 74 on the Nomad Tent Types in the Middle East, vols.3-4 Velum Tents , text begun 1992; drawings by A.Jansz largely complete.

Tents of Central Asia: a Study of Variation Within a Regional Dwelling Type, for the Zentralasiatisches Seminar, Universität Bonn and the University of Bamberg. With drawings by S. Calverley, M.Andrews, A.Saei, and O.Schmitt. 640 pp. to date. 

Tent Vocabularies in the Central Asian Tradition, for the Department of Turkology, University of Bamberg. 780 pp. to date.                                           

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·        Articles aborted

Year sent:

1979 "Türkmen Jewellery", for exhibition catalogue ed. B. Schmitz, Tehran (cancelled through dethronement of Shah) (proofs).

1980 "The Spelling of Türkmen Words: an international system", for Hali; revised subsequently for Oriental Carpet and Textile Studies  in 1985, then for Hali 1993.

1993 "Glossary of Türkmen Terms", extended list for Hali, special issue, London. (Resisted by non-academics !)

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