Explain How Basseri People Use Physical Distance And Proximity As A Social Idiom

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There are many other ways that the Basseri people use physical distance and proximity as a “social idiom” in their everyday lives. If there is an altercation or disagreement between certain groups, members of these groups will pitch their tents at opposing ends of the campsite. Another sign of social space can also be when households of herders’ pitch each of their tents either close or far from one another, either to be near their merged animals or to avoid that very same act with others. Basseri also show this “social idiom” when they migrate as well, for instance families leave whenever they gather their possessions and their tents are down. Individual families do not wait for their entire encampment to get ready and move out at a single
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