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Anthropology, New Global Order and Other Essays

By: Kamal K. Misra

Price: $30.63

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2005

Seller ID: 700704

ISBN: 8180692019

Condition: New


The papers in this volume, presented at a national seminar on Social Anthropology in the Era of Globalization, held at the University of Hyderabad, address the problem of understanding the process of globalization and its impact on the poor and marginalized groups of population which are sandwiched between the dilemmas of primordial identities and the process of homogenization. They throw theoretical, methodological as well as empirical lights on various aspects of the process of globalization, and the ways in which many vulnerable communities face this inescapable force. The issues pertaining... View more info

Textbook of Anthropological Linguistics

By: Kamal K. Misra

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2000

Seller ID: 700741

ISBN: 8170228190

Condition: New


In this textbook, Dr. Kamal K. Misra introduces anthropological linguistics to the beginners of the subject, highlighting the overlapping areas between linguistics and anthropology. The primary focus of the book is to make the reader realize that linguistic and anthropological knowledge most often complement each other in the holistic comprehension of human culture. While on the one hand, it delineates a various schools of thought in linguistics and the use of linguistics models in cultural analysis, no the other hand, it touches upon biological dimensions of human speaking, psychological dime... View more info

Indigenous Knowledge, Natural Resource Management and Development (The Knoda Reddi Experience)

By: Kamal K. Misra

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Pratibha Prakashan: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 101356

ISBN: 8177021117

Condition: New


The present volume documents the rich indigenous knowledge local practices of natural resource management and common property resources and relates them to the process of development among the Konda Reddi of Andhra Pradesh India. The Konda Reddi is one of the Primitive Tribal Groups (PTGs) inhabiting the North Eastern Ghat region of Andhra Pradesh for centuries and primarily subsisting on Swidden agriculture. Even now the Konda Reddi habitat is in the midst of thick forests and on steep mountains ensuring their close proximity with nature. The Konda Reddi nature interaction is reflected in the... View more info

Tribal Movements in India: Visions of K.S. Singh

By: Kamal K. Misra & G. Jayaprakasan (Eds)

Price: $69.90

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1200819

ISBN: 8173049726

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 382 View more info

Dissent Discrimination and Dispossession : Tribal Movements in Contemporary India

By: Kamal K. Misra & N.K. Das (Eds)

Price: $47.10

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1200707

ISBN: 9789350980439

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Contents: Preface. Introduction. 1. Reinterpreting Adivasi history: memory of the Santal revolution in village Bhognadih/Daniel J. Rycroft. 2. Resisting cultural genocide in an age of investment induced displacement/Feli Padel. 3. Changing modalities of Ho social protest in colonial Singhbhum/Asoka Kumar Sen. 4. Tribal resistance in Odisha: studies in new social movements/Binay Kumar Pattnaik. 5. Landscape as resistance—the Gandhamardan environmental movement of the Bora Sambar region/Lidia Guzy. 6. Territory cultural identity and capitalist expansion: tribal resistance in Niyamgiri hills, O... View more info

Traditional Knowledge in Contemporary Societies: Challenges and Opportunities

By: Kamal K. Misra (ed.); General Editor: Kishoir K. Basa

Price: $47.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya in Association with Pratibha Prakashan: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018156

ISBN: 81-702-141-9

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 377. View more info

Recent Studies on Indian Women

By: Kamal K. Misra and Janet Huber Lowry (eds)

Price: $21.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Rawat Publications: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031995

ISBN: 8131600491

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 468. View more info