Author:Verrier Elwin; G.N. Devy

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The Oxford India Elwin

By: Verrier Elwin; G.N. Devy

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024453

ISBN: 019569791X

Condition: New


From presenting Elwin’s work among the tribal peoples of central India, to affording glimpses of his seminal work on the unique institution of the ghotul among the Murias of Bastar, or relating Elwin’s attempts at understanding the high incidence of murder and suicide among the Bison-horn Marias of Bastar, The Oxford India Elwin looks beyond the general and the oft-repeated to include within its covers the many fascinating discoveries that Verrier Elwin made while working among the different tribal communities in India. It comes with a useful and perceptive Introduction by G.N. Devy. View more info