Phrenologist Amongst the Todas

By: W.E. Marshall

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Phrenology is the science which professes to explain the disposition and qualities of the mind by supposed organs in the brain. In this book the author, who professes to be a phrenologist, under takes a scientific and analytical study of this singular tribe in the Nilgiri mountains in Southern India. In the book there are separate chapters that describe the historical outline, phrenological basis, physiology, characteristics, the land on which they live, food habits, census, family statistics, the Mand, religion, the bell gods, Tirieri priests, priestly, priestly duties, the Tirieri, the Etud Mand, the future state, the Boath, the green funeral, the dry funeral, religious culture, infanticide, polyandry and ends with a chapter on the Toda grammar and a vocabulary. This book is a reprint of the 1873 edition.Printed Pages: 300 with 26 Plates.

Title: Phrenologist Amongst the Todas

Author Name: W.E. Marshall

Categories: India, Anthropology,

Edition: Reprint

Publisher: Ahmedabad, India, Asian Educational Services: 1995

ISBN: 8120608992

ISBN 13: 9788120608993

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 15 x 22 Cm

Seller ID: 102841

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