Santhal Worldview

By: Nita Mathur (Ed.)

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This volume deals with culture and lifestyle of the Santhal - one of the major tribal groups in the eastern part of the Indian subcontinent. The sixteen essays collected here explore the Santhal concept of body, womb and seed; sound symbolism; formation and transmission of script; man and animal relationship; food and cooking; healing practices; religious beliefs and festivals; and the notion of the "other" world in a distinctive framework of interpretation and analyses. More importantly, it contains contribution from Santhal intellectuals representing the self-view of their culture.Printed Pages: 193.

Title: Santhal Worldview

Author Name: Nita Mathur (Ed.)

Categories: India, Philosophy,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts/Concept Publishing Company: 2001

ISBN: 8170228662

ISBN 13: 9788170228660

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

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Seller ID: 101683

Keywords: Santhal Worldview Nita Mathur (Ed.)