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Steppe, people of (Hungarians, Huns, Avars, Mongols)

Migration A–Z

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  1. Felicitas Schmieder

Published Online: 4 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781444351071.wbeghm518

The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration

The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration

How to Cite

Schmieder, F. 2013. Steppe, people of (Hungarians, Huns, Avars, Mongols). The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 FEB 2013

Abstract

Migration as it is usually understood in both popular and scholarly discourses is a sedentary concept: people living in one place move – individually, in large numbers, or as groups – due to worsening living conditions “at home” and/or better prospects elsewhere. Several definitions add that the movement must be intended to be permanent or at least turn out (historically) to have become permanent.

Keywords:

  • archaeology;
  • empire;
  • Asia;
  • empire;
  • cross-cultural;
  • cultural diversity