Document Type

Other

Date of this Version

1988

Publication Source

Encyclopædia Iranica

Volume

3

Issue

6

Start Page

598

Last Page

632

Abstract

This article is divided into the following sections: 1. introductory review of problems in the history and ethnography of the Baluch, i.e., the present-day inhabitants of Baluchistan; 2. geography; 3. the origins of the Balōč, i.e., the people who brought the name into the area; 4. the early history of the area between Iran and India (Baluchistan); 5. the eastward migrations of the Balōč; 6. the establishment of the khanate in Kalat; 7. the autonomous khanate, 1666-1839; 8. the period of British dominance, 1839-1947; 9. the Baluch in Pakistan, Iran, and Afghanistan since 1947; 10. the diaspora; 11. ethnography. [Note: place names in Pakistan have not been transliterated.]

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Keywords

بلوچستان، جغرافیا تاریخ و مردم نگاری, baluchistan

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Date Posted: 12 December 2016