Category: Anthropology


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The Hill Bhuiyas of Orissa: With Comparative Notes on the Plains Bhuiyas

By: Sarat Chandra Roy

Price: $16.30

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100339

ISBN: 8124607516

Condition: New

Bhuiyas, numbering around two million, are the aboriginal tribes of Central Hill Belt of India. These primitive Pauri or Hill Bhuiyas of Keonjhar, Bonai and Pal Lehera states, and the Hinduized Bhuiyas of Himgir and Nagra of Gangpur State of Orissa in British India are the subject of this study, delineating their various stages of cultural development over a period of time. These Bhuiyas are comparatively more primitive in their customs and manners than the other sections of the tribe. But their contacts with the Hindu society and its culture have to a minimal extent modified their primitive c... View more info

Occasional Essays on Native South Indian Life

By: Satnley P. Rice

Price: $12.11

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 102871

ISBN: 8120615697

Condition: New

Among the Uriyas - Language , Manners and Customs , Religion , Zemindars , Khond and Savaras. Forgotten Religion , Legend of Kaveri , Fishermen on the East Coast and Tradition in South India.Printed Pages: 231. View more info

Gender, Conflict and Peace in Kashmir: Invisible Stakeholders

By: Seema Shekhawat

Price: $16.05

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Cambridge University Press: 2013

Seller ID: 101495

ISBN: 1107041872

Condition: New

This book demonstrates that gender is a key component of conflict and peace discourse. The marginalization of women in conflict and peace is all pervasive. Kashmir is a mirror image of this global scenario. Kashmiri women aided the militant movement in significant ways though they did not take part in direct combat. They played key roles to sustain and nourish the movement – as protestors protectors and motivators and facilitators. Their experiences of participation in the conflict however remain subdued by the dominant masculinist discourse. Kashmiri women are excluded from the militancy di... View more info

Variations in Ceramic Variability : An Ethnographic Perspective

By: Sharmi Chakraborty

Price: $47.75

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2018

Seller ID: 701494

ISBN: 9789386552778

Condition: New

Variations in ceramics are culturally significant. These are an expression of the functions that they are meant to perform, the identity of a community and a reflection of time. It is therefore of great interest to archaeologists and anthropologists. Ceramic Variability is based on a survey of villages in different parts of West Bengal to see ceramic variability that is noticed these days within a linguistically similar community occupying different regions. The research work attempts to locate the nature of variations within regions and analyse its causes. It examines how form is related ... View more info

Nicotine Water to Heroin

By: Shibani Roy & S.H.M. Rizvi (Authors)

Price: $8.40

Publisher: New Delhi, India, B.R. Publishing Corporation: 1986

Seller ID: 110542

ISBN: 8170182972

Condition: New

Printed Pages: 207. View more info

Dhodia Identity: Anthropological Approach

By: Shibani Roy & S.H.M. Rizvi (Authors)

Price: $9.40

Publisher: New Delhi, India, B.R. Publishing Corporation: 1985

Seller ID: 110543

ISBN: 8170181615

Condition: New

Printed Pages: 228 with numerous illustrations, 37 tables & 9 maps. View more info

Feminism And Anthropological Theory

By: Shoumitra Verma

Price: $14.10

Publisher: New Delhi, India, MD Publications/Prints Publications: 2010

Seller ID: 117517

ISBN: 8175332964

Condition: New

Today feminist anthropology is a subset within cultural anthropology whose point of view can be expressed either through the use of a specific theory, as delineated above, or through its general use as a lens for looking at other categories and subfields e.g. political, development, archaeology etc. In general, contemporary feminist anthropologists have shown that gender is an important analytical concept. Gender is a term that came into popular use in the early 1980's. It was often found in the writings of social and cultural anthropologists. Gender was used to refer to both the male and the ... View more info

Gender in South Asia: Social Imagination and Constructed Realities

By: Subhadra Mitra Channa

Price: $16.05

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Cambridge University Press: 2013

Seller ID: 101493

ISBN: 1107043611

Condition: New

This book is an examination of gender in South Asia and its intersection with other social variables like caste and class. It spans a wide canvas in terms of different social classes ranging from elite to Dalit women of India and takes material from ancient texts and modern media literature and ethnographic materials forming a historical discourse. The author critically looks at several pervasive and popular theories such as nature/ culture public/ private and gender seen as performative and fluid rather than essentialized and fixed. There is also an appraisal of what feminism means in the I... View more info

The Inner and Outer Selves: Cosmology, Gender, and Ecology in the Himalayas

By: Subhadra Mitra Channa

Price: $19.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2013

Seller ID: 110229

ISBN: 0198079427

Condition: New

The pastoral tribal community of the Jad Bhotiyas inhabit the Uttarkashi region of the Himalayas. For survival, they were engaged in trade across the Himalayan borders, especially of salt from the Tibetan plateau. Following the closure of the Indo-Tibetan border after the 1962 Indo-China war and the cessation of the Tibetan salt trade, these erstwhile transborder traders now find themselves caught in a complex world, forcing them to negotiate their identity. How do the Jads reorient their identities with the altering local and global environment? How do they differentiate between their inner a... View more info

Human Health: A Bio-cultural Synthesis

By: Subir Biswas

Price: $59.58

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2012

Seller ID: 700729

ISBN: 8180698467

Condition: New

"World Health Organization defines Health as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. Therefore, health includes physical, social and psychological well-being. Anthropologists, working on said aspects, are realizing that both biological and social factors need to be considered to understand human health. Anthropologists examine the major health issues that affect most human societies, describing and synthesizing the ways in which biology, culture, health, and environment interact. Therefore, the subject itself is develop... View more info

Anthropology and Tribal Development

By: Subir Biswas & Abhijit Das (Authors)

Price: $40.38

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2018

Seller ID: 700701

ISBN: 9789386682406

Condition: New

Tribal people in India represent a significant degree of social, cultural and ethnic diversity. Tribal situations in the country pose peculiar problems of development, not encountered in the other domains. The variegated peculiarities can broadly be summed up as ecological, demographic, socio-cultural, biological and exploitative. Tribal development in Indian context indicates serious challenges to the administrators, policy-makers, and development as well as welfare specialists. The central purpose of this book is to re-establish the relevance of anthropological domains of tribal development,... View more info

Ethical Issues in Anthropological Research

By: Subir Biswas (Ed.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.: 2014

Seller ID: 112069

ISBN: 9789351250906

Condition: New

Anthropologists criticize some components of bioethics because of their abstract principles derived from arm-chair philosophy and lack of cross-cultural analysis (and ethnocentric view) for that they prepare a readymade ethical code of conduct which may differ significantly from culture to culture. This volume aims to investigate such area of bioethics which may criticize in the light of anthropological fieldwork. The work also finds some area of bioethics to study cultural construct of morality including cross-cultural analysis keeping in mind cultural relativism in true sense. The present wo... View more info

Organic Building Materials in Residential Constructions

By: Sucheta Singh & Veena Gandotra and Promila Sharma (Authors)

Price: $31.51

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2009

Seller ID: 700733

ISBN: 8180696324

Condition: New

This book provides in-depth knowledge about organic building materials (OBM) used in residential constructions. Analysing the impact of building materials on indoor organic building materials, environmental factors affecting indoor housing conditions, health problems due to indoor environment in residential buildings, identification of defective symptoms deterioration in residential constructions and remedial measures to safeguard OBM, and measures to control indoor problems in residential constructions. Printed Pages: 234. View more info

The Elderly in Urban Indian Families: Conflict in Solidarity

By: Sunanda Rabindranathan

Price: $5.90

Publisher: New Delhi, India, B.R. Publishing Corporation: 2006

Seller ID: 110256

ISBN: 8176465127

Condition: New

In the coming years, the elderly population in India will grow phenomenally. At the same time the Family size is reducing, more so in urban areas. Due to housing shortage and an increase in the number of women joining the labour force, an increasing number of elderly people are beginning to share residence with their adult children. Interactions are a natural consequence, which may give rise to conflict situation in the family. This book develops a taxonomy of conflicts arising out of these interactions and examines the issues of conflict in economically sound contemporary urban families. The ... View more info

Poverty and Underdevelopment in Tribal Areas: A Geographical Analysis

By: Suvendra Jenamani

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.: 2005

Seller ID: 112560

ISBN: 8180691691

Condition: New

This book attempts to measure the spatial incidence of poverty in tribal areas in India, with special reference to Kalahandi district of Orissa. Correlating the physical and environmental factors, such as access to land, water and forest, with the incidence of poverty, it analyses the institutional and social relation of production in understanding the persistent poverty in the area. The book examines the rationale, relevance and efficacy of various development programmes IRDP, NREP, RLEGP, ITDP, DPAP, PDS, ICDS and ADAPT towards eradication of poverty. It also suggests alternate options for s... View more info

The Yanadis of Southern India

By: T. Ranga Rao

Price: $4.63

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 102868

ISBN: 8120618769

Condition: New

The Yanadis are a race of people who occupy the Telegu speaking areas of erst-while Madras Presidency. This thin volume of 25 pages describes their manners and customs, beliefs, and mode of living. In the authors words : “In this paper, an attempt is made to bring together, as the result of personal observation and experiment, all that can be said of the Yanadis as they are.” This book was first published in 1899.Printed Pages: 30. View more info

North-East India: A Handbook of Anthropology

By: T.B. Subba (Ed.)

Price: $12.05

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2012

Seller ID: 101773

ISBN: 8125045554

Condition: New

With contributions from both senior and young anthropologists, North-East India: A Handbook of Anthropology brings together nineteen essays on North-East India. Carefully crafted with the most up-to-date and competent review of literature on North-East India, the book is divided into four sections. The first section of the book deals with the prehistoric archaeology of North-East India and discusses the status of archaeological research in the region. The chapters in the second section reconstruct the colonial context in the light of the then socio-economic and political scenario of the countr... View more info

Beyond Hybridity and Fundamentalism: Emerging Muslim Identity in Globalized India

By: Tabassum Ruhi Khan

Price: $14.40

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2014

Seller ID: 110224

ISBN: 0199453616

Condition: New

Introducing a new perspective to studies on globalization, media, and cultural politics, this book shows how interpolation of local and global in the accelerated virtual spheres, and their contextual interpretation within an expanding economy, notwithstanding Muslim youth's disadvantaged position, shape alternate modernities rife with ambiguities and beyond binaries of progress and regression. Printed Pages: 228. View more info

Café Culture in Pune: Being Young and Middle Class in Urban India

By: Teresa Platz Robinson

Price: $20.90

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2014

Seller ID: 110222

ISBN: 0198099436

Condition: New

Café Culture in Pune is an ethnographic snapshot, taken in 2008, tracing the effects of globalization from the perspective of young middle class urbanites in post-liberalization Pune, India. Documenting with meticulous detail their lifeworlds—from clothing to hanging out, friendship, dating, education, and marriage—this work captures new forms of socializing, consumption, self-improvement, and relationship-management. Printed Pages: 296. View more info

The Baiga

By: Verrin Elwin

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 2016

Seller ID: 111035

ISBN: 8121200547

Condition: New

Printed Pages: 578. View more info

Social Contexts of Tribal Education

By: Vimal P. Shah & Tara Patel (Authors)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1985

Seller ID: 700740

ISBN: 8170221005

Condition: New

The present work, covering 64 villages in the 32 talukas of the Gujarat tribal sub plan area, uses censuses, records of the Department of Education and Social Welfare and research surveys to remedy the analytic and geographical limitations of earlier studies. Printed Pages: 212. View more info

Phrenologist Amongst the Todas

By: W.E. Marshall

Price: $17.96

Publisher: Ahmedabad, India, Asian Educational Services: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 102841

ISBN: 8120608992

Condition: New

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 ... View more info

Rambles and Recollection of an Indian Official (A.D.1809-1850), 2 Vols

By: William H. Sleeman

Price: $22.12

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 2010

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 102879

ISBN: 812061013X

Condition: New

A highly readable account of the career of one of the most dedicated official of the British Indian Empire in the 19th Century. Sleeman arrived as a cadet in the Bengal army in 1809 and retired as a major general in 1854. In this book the author takes the reader through the lanes and by lanes of his memory and relates his experiences. This work is full of observations on the people, their rituals, their religion and mythology, the local and area politics, his official duties etc. For a long duration of his career he was stationed in central India as the commissioner for the suppression of the ... View more info