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The Toda Landscape: Explorations in Cultural Ecology

By: Tarun Chhabra

Price: $128.10

Publisher: New Delhi, Orient BlackSwan:

Seller ID: 1202404

ISBN: 8125060014

Condition: New


The Toda people of the Nilgiris District in south India are one of the oldest indigenous groups in South Asia; they are also reportedly among the most studied and written-about in the region. While the field was dominated by Western scholars in the beginning, Indian researchers and writers began contributing to Toda studies from the early twentieth century. The Toda Landscape: Explorations in Cultural Ecology represents a major breakthrough in Toda studies. From his interactions with the Todas from 1990 onwards, the author, Tarun Chhabra, has collected and analysed ethnographic data that had ... View more info