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The 1970s was a big decade for wind people. “The People of the Wind” is the title of a science-fiction novel by Poul Anderson, about the merge of a race born of the Earth and one born of the sky. And an Oscar-nominated movie of the same name (minus the initial definite article) from the same decade documents the Bakhtiari nomads’ annual migration across Iran’s Zagros Mountains. Fast forward to 1999...