Year 2017, Volume 8, Issue 2, Pages 253 - 265 2017-11-23

Pastoral Societies of Mardin Province in Southeast Turkey –Some Anthrozoological Aspects
Pastoral societies of Mardin province in Southeast Turkey –some anthrozoological aspects

Abu Bakar Siddiq [1]

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Human first started domesticating animals at least 11,000 years ago in the Levant and Central Anatolia. Gradually the idea of animal controlling process, along with agricultural practice, spread throughout Africa, Asia and continental Europe and eventually transformed the face of the world. Archaeozoological evidences suggest that the process of animal domestication was actually occurred in a new way of human-animal interactions which was totally unknown to previous hunter-gatherers. Mardin region is located in the central point of northern Fertile Crescent. Archaeological settlements near and around this region provide the evidence of human-animal relationships in Early Neolithic societies which essentially promoted the early domestication process. However, the dimensions of present human-animal interactions are far different than the early stage, and therefore, Mardin region is a crucial place to study different facts and status in pastoral societies, particularly focusing on anthrozoological perspectives. Unfortunately very few attempts have yet been taken regarding this issue in southeast Anatolia. This field research, thus, aimed to observe the status of pastoralism and human-animal relationships in pastoral societies of Mardin providence. 

Human first started domesticating animals at least 11,000 years ago in the Levant and Central Anatolia. Gradually the idea of animal controlling process, along with agricultural practice, spread throughout Africa, Asia and continental Europe and eventually transformed the face of the world. Archaeozoological evidences suggest that the process of animal domestication was actually occurred in a new way of human-animal interactions which was totally unknown to previous hunter-gatherers. Mardin region is located in the central point of northern Fertile Crescent. Archaeological settlements near and around this region provide the evidence of human-animal relationships in Early Neolithic societies which essentially promoted the early domestication process. However, the dimensions of present human-animal interactions are far different than the early stage, and therefore, Mardin region is a crucial place to study different facts and status in pastoral societies, particularly focusing on anthrozoological perspectives. Unfortunately very few attempts have yet been taken regarding this issue in southeast Anatolia. This field research, thus, aimed to observe the status of pastoralism and human-animal relationships in pastoral societies of Mardin providence.

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Subjects Social
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Author: Abu Bakar Siddiq
Institution: MARDİN ARTUKLU ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date: November 23, 2017

Bibtex @research article { mukaddime296314, journal = {MUKADDİME}, issn = {1309-6087}, eissn = {2459-0711}, address = {Mardin Artuklu University}, year = {2017}, volume = {8}, pages = {253 - 265}, doi = {10.19059/mukaddime.296314}, title = {Pastoral Societies of Mardin Province in Southeast Turkey –Some Anthrozoological Aspects}, key = {cite}, author = {Siddiq, Abu Bakar} }
APA Siddiq, A . (2017). Pastoral Societies of Mardin Province in Southeast Turkey –Some Anthrozoological Aspects. MUKADDİME, 8 (2), 253-265. DOI: 10.19059/mukaddime.296314
MLA Siddiq, A . "Pastoral Societies of Mardin Province in Southeast Turkey –Some Anthrozoological Aspects". MUKADDİME 8 (2017): 253-265 <http://mukaddime.artuklu.edu.tr/issue/31201/296314>
Chicago Siddiq, A . "Pastoral Societies of Mardin Province in Southeast Turkey –Some Anthrozoological Aspects". MUKADDİME 8 (2017): 253-265
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ISNAD Siddiq, Abu Bakar . "Pastoral Societies of Mardin Province in Southeast Turkey –Some Anthrozoological Aspects". MUKADDİME 8 / 2 (November 2017): 253-265. https://doi.org/10.19059/mukaddime.296314
AMA Siddiq A . Pastoral Societies of Mardin Province in Southeast Turkey –Some Anthrozoological Aspects. Mukaddime Dergisi - Mardin Artuklu Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi. 2017; 8(2): 253-265.
Vancouver Siddiq A . Pastoral Societies of Mardin Province in Southeast Turkey –Some Anthrozoological Aspects. MUKADDİME. 2017; 8(2): 265-253.