Heterogeneity and the Baloch Identity


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  • Dr. Taj Muhammad Breseeg Professor, Department of History, UOB


The homogeneity and heterogeneity and the question of Baloch identity has been a question among the non Baloch people and the word Balochi has been misinterpreted through out the history , the aim of this paper is to discuss the etymology of the word Balochistan organ and background the geography of Baloch land and different composition of Baloch tribes, globalization and the identity of the Baloch nation , will be pointed out. The reconciliations of the Baloch people with the Arab rulers against the neighboring despotic nation and the Baloch cultural identification will be discussed.


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Heterogeneity and the Baloch Identity




How to Cite

admin, admin, & Breseeg, D. T. M. . (2009). Heterogeneity and the Baloch Identity. Hanken, 1(01), 36–45. Retrieved from http://hanken.uob.edu.pk/journal/index.php/hanken/article/view/217