Author:William H. Wiser and Charlotte Viall Wiser; Foreword By David G. Mandelbaum

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Behind Mud Walls 1930-1960 with a Sequel: The Village in 1970 and a New Chapter By Susan S. Wadley: The Village in 1984

By: William H. Wiser and Charlotte Viall Wiser; Foreword By David G. Mandelbaum

Price: $10.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1994

Edition: First Indian Edition

Seller ID: 002602

ISBN: 8121506093

Condition: New


Behind Mud Walls is a humane, dispassionate study of North Indian village life. More than a generation ago, William and Charlotte Wiser came to India as American missionaries and during their stay made a significant contribution to anthropology by writing one of the first Indian village studies. This revised edition contains not only their classic 1930 study and Mrs. Wiser's appraisals of continuity and change in the village life of Karimpur during the 1960s and 1970s, but also a new chapter by Susan Wadley that sketches the social and economic changes she found in Karimpur in 1984. While the ... View more info