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Now this is a most interesting fact for us to bear in mind, and it is fitting that we should repeat it now at the end of our sketch of the pastoral nomad type of life for it proves decisively that we must not look for the "cause" of this type of life in particular geographical conditions-in the " climate" which brings about "the steppe". What really alters and restricts nomadism is a modification not in the natural but in the human factors of existence; it is the substitution in regions where war, insecurity and economic difficulties formerly prevailed of a state of relative peace or.