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Anthropology Development and Nation Building

By: A.K. Kalla & K.S. Singh (Authors)

Price: $11.70

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1987

Seller ID: 700702

ISBN: 8170220017

Condition: New


In the colonial period, ethnographers generated information about people and their customs for the benefit of raj. After independence, anthropologists have got together frequently to explore the relevance of their studies to the growing challenge of development. In recent years, path-breaking researches have been undertaken in the field of physical anthropology, which are immensely relevant to the task of upgrading the status of health and nutrition for a vast number of ... View more info

Muslim Feminism and Feminist Movement: South Asia, 3 Vols

By: A.Samiuddin & R. Khanam (Eds)

Price: $50.40

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Global Vision Publishing House: 2002

Seller ID: 110122

ISBN: 8187746297

Condition: New


The sole objective of this three volumes Book `Muslim Feminism and Feminist Movement in South Asia-India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka` is to provide a comprehensive analysis of the Nature and Motivation of feminism and feminist movement in Islamic perspective. Here, we are presenting few important articles contributed by eminent scholars on this subject. There have been three major waves of Muslim feminist expression-first Wave is an expression Gender consciousnes... View more info

Abortion in Asia: Local Dilemmas, Global Politics

By: Andrea Whittaker

Price: $18.05

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

Seller ID: 101494

ISBN: 9789382993155

Condition: New


The issue of abortion forces a confrontation with the effects of poverty and economic inequalities local moral worlds and the cultural and social perceptions of the female body gender and reproduction. Based on extensive original field research this provocative collection presents case studies from India Thailand Cambodia Burma Vietnam Bangladesh and Indonesia. It includes powerful insight into the conditions and hard choices faced by women and the circumstances surround... View more info

School Worlds: An Ethnographic Study

By: Anuradha Sharma

Price: $19.40

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Atlantic Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd.: 2016

Seller ID: 111393

ISBN: 9789351509189

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 252. View more info

Ceylon: Twentieth Century Impressions - Its History, People, Commerce , Industries and Resources

By: Arnold Wright

Price: $199.00

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

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 102901

ISBN: 812061335X

Condition: New


This large commemorative book on the island nation of Sri Lanka is a veritable mine of information on a wide variety of aspects of this country. Contained within its 916 pages are erudite articles on : the history of Ceylon; constitution and law; legal, judicial and administrative establishments; archaeology, geology, weather; fauna, botany, irrigation; native customs and arts; post and telegraph; railways; education; medical department; rubber, cacao, opium, tea, coconu... View more info

Women Empowerment in India: Processes and Inter-Linkages

By: Aruna Sharma

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Om Publications: 2010

Seller ID: 103187

ISBN: 8190676660

Condition: New


The Book is the outcome of an intensive research undertaken in three villages of Bhojpur Block of sub division ModiNagar of district Ghaziabad in western Uttar Pradesh under the 'Research Award Scheme of University Grants Commission to understand the complex and inextricably woven interactions and inter-linkages between the essential proxies or elements of women empowerment and the prevailing formal and informal social and cultural institutions. This microscopic study pr... View more info

Population Dynamics in North-East India

By: Asok Kumar Ray & Sutapa Sengupta

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Om Publications: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 103188

ISBN: 8190676601

Condition: New


Population question in the northeast region assumed critical dimension from the 1950s onward. This happened mainly because of the externally induced demographic growth in this region. Many movements took place in the mean time in the region to address the issue. Yet over the last four decades, this question remained unresolved. From social policy angle, the states of this region exhibited failed state syndrome. This led to both quantitative and qualitative crises of grow... View more info

From Village Elder to British Judge: Custom, Customary Law and Tribal Society

By: Asoka Kumar Sen

Price: $15.30

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2012

Seller ID: 101770

ISBN: 8125045570

Condition: New


From Village Elder to British Judge examines the definition and redefinition of custom/ law in the context of the adivasis of Jharkhand during pre-colonial and colonial times. As a significant historical account, this book engages with the contemporary assertion of indigenous identity that draws boundaries between the adivasi as a custom-governed and law-governed people.The work draws on previously untapped oral historical evidence from Village Papers, conventional archi... View more info

The Nature of Man and Culture: Alternative Paradigms in Anthropology

By: Baidyanath Saraswati (Ed.)

Price: $14.05

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts/Aryan Books International: 2001

Seller ID: 101694

ISBN: 8173051763

Condition: New


The Nature of Man and Culture is a response to the relentless search for alternative paradigms in anthropology. Presented here are contributions from a distinguished group of experts from India, Kenya, Korea, Venezuela, Mexico and the USA. Anthropology based on the premises of a materialistic science does not answer but raises questions about man. To answer such central questions, the authors of this volume reflect on sacred science, space and time, experience and expres... View more info

THE WAYS THAT BIG HISTORY WORKS: Cosmos, Life, Society and Our Future (Vol. 3)

By: Barry Rodrigue & Leonid Grinin and Andrey Korotayev (Eds.)

Price: $63.49

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2016

Seller ID: 701462

ISBN: 9789386552242

Condition: New


Big History is a new field that has been developing rapidly around the world. It deals with the universe's grand narrative of 13.8 billion years and provides a connection between our past, present and future. This volume, the second in a three-volume series, considers humanity's search for meaning and expression. It seeks to challenge and excite our vision of daily life in light of the discoveries happening all around us. The Third Volume of the Big History Series he... View more info

Education and Understanding: Big History around the World (Vol. 2)

By: Barry Rodrigue & Leonid Grinin and Andrey Korotayev (Eds.)

Price: $66.95

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2016

Seller ID: 701463

ISBN: 9789384082734

Condition: New


Big History is a new field that has been developing rapidly around the world. It deals with the universe's grand narrative of 13.8 billion years and provides a connection between our past, present and future. This volume, the second in a three-volume series, considers humanity's search for meaning and expression. It seeks to challenge and excite our vision of daily life in light of the discoveries happening all around us. This volume will interest not just scholars o... View more info

Our Place in the Universe: An Introduction to Big History (Vol.1)

By: Barry Rodrigue & Leonid Grinin and Andrey Korotayev (Eds.)

Price: $55.90

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2015

Seller ID: 701464

ISBN: 9789384082451

Condition: New


Big History is a new field that has been developing rapidly around the world. What is Big History? According to its professional definition: Big History seeks to understand the integrated history of the Cosmos, Earth, Life and Humanity by using the best empirical evidence and scholarly methods. Big History deals with the universes grand narrative of 13.8 billion years and provides a connection between our past, present and future. It encompasses all forms of existence an... View more info

Poverty and the Quest for Life: Spiritual and Material Striving in Rural India

By: Bhrigupati Singh

Price: $15.30

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2015

Seller ID: 110220

ISBN: 0199459665

Condition: New


The Indian subdistrict of Shahabad, located in the dwindling forests of the southeastern tip of Rajasthan, is an area of extreme poverty. Beset by droughts and food shortages in recent years, it is the home of the Sahariyas, former bonded laborers, officially classified as Rajasthan`s only `primitive tribe`. From afar, we might consider this the bleakest of the bleak, but in Poverty and the Quest for Life, Bhrigupati Singh asks us to reconsider just what quality of life ... View more info

Yanadi Response to Change: An attempt in Action Anthropology

By: Binod C. Agrawal & P.C. Gurivi Reddy and N. Sudhakar Rao (Authors)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1985

Seller ID: 700747

ISBN: 8170221102

Condition: New


This is a book on action anthropology which narrates and evaluates the manner in which change was brought into the life of the Yanadi who in the year 1970 were still using Stone Age methods for making fire. The juxtaposition of space age technology and primitivism at Sri harikota is brought out very effectively in the day to day interaction between the anthropologists, the SHAR administration and the Yanadi inhabitants whose lives were undergoing a major transformation. ... View more info

Indian Caste System

By: C. Hayavadana Rao

Price: $5.86

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 102813

ISBN: 8120602706

Condition: New


A small book on the various theories and implications about the origin of caste system and its impact on society. The author presents various theories but does not take sides; he neither takes sides nor does he condemn or glorify the system. The theories of well known scholars have been notices among them are Newfield, Servant, Risley, Gait Ibbetson, Alfred Lyall etc… This book is a reprint of the 1931 edition.Printed Pages: 96. View more info

Puraratna: Emerging Trends in Archaeology, Art, Anthropology, Conservation and History (In honour of Shri Jagat Pati Joshi), 3 Vols

By: C. Margabandhu, A.K. Sharma & R.S. Bisht (Eds)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Agam Kala Prakashan: 2002

Seller ID: 101566

Condition: New


Senior archaeologists and scholars have contributed their recent researchers to this volume in honour of Sri Jagat Pati Joshi, former Director General, Archaeological Survey of India. The 3-volume set has 15 sections prehistory, protohistory, iron age, historical archaeology, medieval archaeology, interpretation, epigraphy, architecture, sculpture, history, literature, preservation and recentdiscoveries.Printed Pages: 1050. View more info

Folklore of the Santal Parganas

By: Cecil Henry Bompas

Price: $24.75

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

Seller ID: 111036

ISBN: 8121207541

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 324. View more info

Tribal Peasant Unrest: A Paradox in Welfare Administration

By: Chhatish Chandra Dhal

Price: $20.70

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Kaveri Book Service: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104238

ISBN: 8174791302

Condition: New


Tribals of Orissa are marginal farmers who besides tilling the soil and domesticating livestock depend on forest products for their sustenance. They are loyal and peace loving people with low level of aspirations. The British Government policy was carefully formulated to deal with the aboriginal and sensitive tribal communities. In Mayurbhanj, an erstwhile feudatory State of Orissa with sixty two tribal groups, the experience was slightly different. Notwithstanding the w... View more info

People of the Maldive Islands (Second Edition)

By: Clarence Maloney

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2013

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 101767

ISBN: 8125050191

Condition: New


This book is an engagingly told cultural historical narrative of the island nation of the Maldive Islands from the earliest references in Indian and European classics. It also narrates the story of the settlement by people from South India and Sri Lanka, and their later conversion to Islam. The second half of the book is an anthropological perspective of life as it was in the mid-1970s, with chapters on society, politics, religion and the economy.The change due to intern... View more info

Borderland Lives in Northern South Asia

By: David N. Gellner (Ed.)

Price: $17.60

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2014

Seller ID: 101752

ISBN: 8125054235

Condition: New


Borderland Lives in Northern South Asia provides valuable new ethnographic insights into life along some of the most contentious borders in the world. The collected essays portray existence at different points across India's northern frontiers and, in one instance, along borders within India. Whether discussing Shi'i Muslims striving to be patriotic Indians in the Kashmiri district of Kargil or Bangladeshis living uneasily in an enclave surrounded by Indian territory, th... View more info

Contemporary Society Tribal Studies : Tribal Children and Their Childhood (Volume 10)

By: Deepak Kumar Behera

Price: $47.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2015

Seller ID: 700709

ISBN: 9789351251422

Condition: New


This volume is a must for all the scholars in the fields of anthropology, sociology and childhood studies. It focusses on tribal children and their childhood. Scheduled Tribe constitute 8.2 per cent of the total population of India. Though Indian anthropology revolves round tribal study, yet tribal children/youth have not received due attention by social anthropologists. Tribal childhood as a “cultural construction” has hardly been studied by Indian anthropologists. ... View more info

Contemporary Society Tribal Studies: Health in the Context of Tribal Culture (Volume-9)

By: Deepak Kumar Behera

Price: $50.12

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2014

Seller ID: 700711

ISBN: 9789351250609

Condition: New


The volume is a collection of essays on “health in the context of tribal culture” in honour of Professor Georg Pfeffer of Free University of Berlin, Germany. Health, illness, ritual and sacrifice in tribal communities are interrelated issues which have drawn the attention of scholars across the world. Cultural perceptions of tribal communities are crucial in their health-seeking behaviour. Various aspects of tribal health such as traditional belief in supernatural fo... View more info

Contemporary Society Tribal Studies: Identity, Intervention and Ideology in Tribal India and Beyond (Volume-7)

By: Deepak Kumar Behera & Georg Pfeffer (Author)

Price: $48.63

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2008

Seller ID: 700712

ISBN: 8180695344

Condition: New


Documentation of various facets of tribal social reality is very much essential before they are totally eclipsed by the rapid process of globalization of the world economy. While examining the current literature on tribal societies we notice a curious absence of scientific studies based on intensive fieldwork among a large and important section of the world population. The series Contemporary Society: Tribal Studies tries to fill in this gap and thereby attempts to remov... View more info

Contemporary Society Tribal Studies: Structure and Process (Volume-1)

By: Deepak Kumar Behera & Georg Pfeffer (Author)

Price: $26.39

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1997

Seller ID: 700716

ISBN: 8170226414

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 359. View more info

Contemporary Society Tribal Studies: The Concept of Tribal Society (Volume-5)

By: Deepak Kumar Behera & Georg Pfeffer (Author)

Price: $31.39

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2002

Seller ID: 700717

ISBN: 8170229839

Condition: New


Documentation of various facets of tribal social reality is very much essential before they are totally eclipsed by the rapid process of globalization of the world economy. While examining the current literature on tribal societies we notice a curious absence of scientific studies based on intensive fieldwork among a large and important section of the world population. The series Contemporary Society: Tribal Studies tries to fill in this gap and thereby attempts to remov... View more info

Contemporary Society Tribal Studies: Social Concern (Volume-3)

By: Deepak Kumar Behera & Georg Pfeffer (Authors)

Price: $35.60

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1999

Seller ID: 700713

ISBN: 8170227372

Condition: New


Documentation of various facets of tribal social life is very much essential before they are totally eclipsed by the rapid process of globalization of the world economy. While examining the current literature on tribal societies we the notice a curious absence of scientific studies based on intensive fieldwork amoung a large and important section of the world population. The series Contemporary Society: Tribal Studies tries to fill in the gap and thereby attempts to remo... View more info

Contemporary Society Tribal Studies: Social Realities (Volume-4)

By: Deepak Kumar Behera & Georg Pfeffer (Authors)

Price: $33.55

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1999

Seller ID: 700714

ISBN: 8170227380

Condition: New


Documentation of various facets of tribal social life is very much essential before they are totally eclipsed by the rapid process of globalizaion of the world economy. While examining the current literature on tribal societies we notice a curious absence of scienfigic studies based on intensive fieldwork among a large and important section of the world populatoin. The series Contemporary Society: Tribal Studies tries to fill in this gap and thereby attempts to remove ou... View more info

Contemporary Society Tribal Studies: Development Issues, Transition and Change (Volume-2)

By: Deepak Kumar Behera, Georg Pfeffer

Price: $16.80

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1997

Seller ID: 700710

ISBN: 8170226422

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 404 View more info

Glossary of the Tribes and Castes of the Punjab and North West Frontier Province, 3 Vols

By: Denzil Ibbetson

Price: $90.05

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 102824

ISBN: 8120605055

Condition: New


A 3 volumes work which is a repository of ethnological data on these areas. The first volume deals with the ethnology of the area and describes the land, religion, history, rites, septs, fairs and festivities, gods and rituals, superstitions, shrines etc of the Panjab and the NWFP. The next two volumes discuss the various castes and tribes of these areas and are listed alphabetically. This work is a reprint of the 1911, 1914 and 1919 editions published separately.Based o... View more info

Development Narratives: Walking the Field in Rural West Bengal

By: Dipankar Sinha

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2014

Seller ID: 101753

ISBN: 8125056254

Condition: New


Development is a contested concept involving abundant local-level controversies and gotiations. Its multifarious workings on the ground are not always captured by the academic genre of esearch reports, with their classic methodologies of statistical sampling and objective questionnaires. Instead, this book offers a narrativebased ‘field view’ of development, with the aim of gathering an intimate understanding of development as lived, negotiated and told. Based on th... View more info

The Dravidian Head, Vol. IV No. 2 Madras Govt. Museum Bulletin (Anthropology)

By: Edgar Thurston

Price: $7.40

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

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 102891

ISBN: 8120618629

Condition: New


Volume Eight (originally numbered vol. 4 no. 2) elaborates on: the Dravidian head; and they Yanadis of Nellore. This volume has 7 plates, and was first published in 1901. View more info

Some Marriage Customs in Southern India; Deformity and Mutilation: Uralis, Sholagas, and Irulas, Vol-IV No. 3 Madras Govt. Museum Bulletin (Anthropology)

By: Edgar Thurston

Price: $7.40

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

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 102892

ISBN: 8120618637

Condition: New


Volume Nine (originally numbered vol. 4, no. 3) notices: some marriage customs in southern India; deformity and mutilation; Uralis, Sholagas, and Irulas; fire walking in Ganjam; and, corporal punishments in vernacular schools, This volume has 6 plates, and was first published in 1903. View more info

The Todas and Kotas of the Nilgiri Hills, Vol. I No. 4 Madras Govt. Museum Bulletin (Anthropology)

By: Edgar Thurston

Price: $7.40

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

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 102893

ISBN: 8120618564

Condition: New


Hills; and of the Brahmans, Kammalans, Pallis and Pariahs of Madras City. View more info

Visions of the Uralis and Sholagas: More Marriage Customs in Southern India, Hook-Swinging, Paliyans, Vol. V No 1 Madras Govt. Museum Bulletin (Anthropology)

By: Edgar Thurston

Price: $7.40

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

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 102894

ISBN: 8120618645

Condition: New


volume Ten (originally numbered vol. 5, no. I) gives observations on: vision of the Uralis and Sholagas; more marriage customs in southern India; hook-swinging; and, Paliyans. This volume has 9 plates, and was first published in 1903..Printed Pages: 56 with 9 Plates. View more info

Beyond Tranquebar: Grappling Across Cultural Borders in South India

By: Esther Fihl & A.R. Venkatachalapathy (Eds)

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2014

Seller ID: 101751

ISBN: 8125054375

Condition: New


A rare Indian colony of the Danish empire. A place that fostered the modern printing press and Protestant Christianity in the subcontinent. A tourist haunt that was ravaged by the tsunami in 2004. This is Tranquebar, known as Tharangampadi, a charming coastal town in present-day Tamil Nadu. Beyond Tranquebar is a collection of twenty-four essays by scholars who bring to relief the many dimensions of this town. The book takes us to seventeenth-century Denmark, as the king... View more info

Sacrificing People: Invasions of a Tribal Landscape

By: Felix Padel

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2011

Seller ID: 101779

ISBN: 8125041893

Condition: New


Sacrificing People is a provocative anthropological study of the structures of power and authority which the British rule imposed on a tribal people of Central India, the Konds. The Konds practised human sacrifice and in the pretext of rooting out this ‘barbaric’ ritual, the British waged wars of conquest against them subjecting them to a century of exploitation. Recalling the violence during the colonial period, this book puts into perspective the violence and ethni... View more info

Population Ageing in India

By: G. Giridhar, K.M. Sathyanarayana, Sanjay Kumar, K.S. James & Moneer Alam (Eds)

Price: $16.05

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

Seller ID: 101485

ISBN: 1107073324

Condition: New


A major emerging demographic issue of the twenty-first century is the ageing of populations as an inevitable consequence of the demographic transition experienced by most countries. While all countries are experiencing growing proportions of the elderly developing countries are currently ageing faster than developed countries. Population Ageing in India creates a holistic research base by looking at the demographics of the ageing population and reviewing existing studies... View more info

Anthropological Research Methodology: Theory and Practices

By: Gaya Pandey

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2018

Seller ID: 700700

ISBN: 9789386682246

Condition: New


The book entitled, “Anthropological Research Methodology: Theory and Practice” is an attempt to present different aspects of anthropological researches within one cover to extend help to students, scholars and researchers in understanding the whole issue of research methodology taught and employed in anthropology. Anthropological Research Methodology has its own feature. That is why its methodology is quite different from the methodology of other social sciences. The... View more info

Bio-Cultural Evolution

By: Gaya Pandey

Price: $38.58

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2010

Seller ID: 700707

ISBN: 8180697053

Condition: New


Bio-Cultural evolution is an important part of Anthropology subject taught in our country on post-graduate level. This book presents a comparative picture of biological evolution and cultural evolution. Without biological evolution, cultural evolution is impossible and without cultural evolution, human evolution is meaningless. Accordingly information on biological and cultural evolution has been framed together in an integrated manner. Printed Pages: 325. View more info

Developmental Anthropology

By: Gaya Pandey

Price: $38.77

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2008

Seller ID: 700723

ISBN: 8180695700

Condition: New


This book deals with various aspects and issues of development planned, implemented, monitored and evaluated for the betterment of people. Giving a conceptual overview of developmental anthropology, it describes in detail the theories, models and approaches of development. It also extends discussion on cultural indicators of development, socio-cultural factors supporting it, various impediments, governmental, non-governmental and International agencies of development, ro... View more info

Communicational Anthropology

By: Gaya Pandey

Price: $63.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2018

Seller ID: 701229

ISBN: 9789386682482

Condition: New


The book "Communicational Anthropology" has been written with a sole aim to highlight different aspects of communication from the point of view of anthropology. Although communicational anthropology is being taught in different Universities of India in Post-graduate and undergraduate Departments, but there is no any systematic book covering all aspects of communication under single cover. There are few books but they do not cover the entire syllabus. They also la... View more info

Environmental Jurisprudence and the Supreme Court: Litigation, Interpretation, Implementation

By: Geetanjoy Sahu

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2014

Seller ID: 101754

ISBN: 8125055037

Condition: New


Since the 1980s, the Supreme Court of India has intervened regularly and actively in cases involving environmental issues, calling both state and private agencies to task on environmentally destructive actions and policies and asserting itself in the implementation of its judgments. It has thus earned itself a widespread and formidable reputation as a ‘green court’. But how ‘green’ is it really and what does it even mean to be green in an Indian context?Environme... View more info

Empirical Anthropology: Issues of Academic Friends and Friends in the Field

By: Georg Pfeffer & Nibedita Nath (Eds.)

Price: $51.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2018

Seller ID: 701290

ISBN: 9789386682369

Condition: New


Fieldwork tradition is the hallmark of anthropology. Unfortunately, this great tradition of anthropology is not given serious consideration in many anthropology department. Against the backdrop, the volume, in honour of Professor Deepak Kumar Behera who himself was an excellent fieldworker, presents important issues and rich fieldwork experience of various scholars. The book has two sections. The first section "Issues of Academic Friends" consisting of eleven pap... View more info

Media and Tribal Development

By: Jagannath Pati

Price: $55.23

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2004

Seller ID: 700732

ISBN: 8180690687

Condition: New


The book examines the role of media in tribal development in India, with particular reference to Jharkhand. Evaluating the social relevance of broadcasting service as viewed by the tribal listeners, it highlights the opinion of tribal people towards radio programming as an educational information entertainment sub-system. Analysing the media behaviour of different target groups such as tribal women, children and youth, the book explores the areas for democratic decentral... View more info

Deforestation and Socio-Economic Environment

By: Jasleen Kewlani

Price: $37.38

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2012

Seller ID: 700719

ISBN: 8180698262

Condition: New


This book explores the issue of deforestation in the villages and communities residing in the region which are largely dependent on the national resource, primarily on forests. This discusses at length the role being played by the green cover and also the effects which have come on the surface of survivalhood after cutting of trees. The emphasis has neutrally been made on both negative as well as positive impacts of deforestation. The research undertaken indicates that e... View more info

Indians of Canada: Their Manners and Customs

By: John Mclean

Price: $17.96

Publisher: Ahmedabad, India, Asian Educational Services: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 102843

ISBN: 8120615441

Condition: New


An informative book on the Red Indians of Canada written by the author who spend 9 years amongst them. The book has 10 chapters that describe 1) their customs, 2) the camp and Wigwams 3) their Heros, 4) Indian Traditions, 5) the Land, 6) frontier tales, 7) Indian Languages and Literature, 8) their problems, 9) Christianity and the Red Race and 10) do Missions Ray. The book has 18 illustrations that depict various aspects of their life. This book is a reprint of the 1892 ... View more info

A New Anthropology of Islam

By: John R. Bowen

Price: $10.04

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Cambridge University Press: 2012

Seller ID: 101497

ISBN: 1107615755

Condition: New


In this powerful but accessible new study John Bowen draws on a full range of work in social anthropology to present Islam in ways that emphasise its constitutive practices from praying and learning to judging and political organising. Starting at the heart of Islam - revelation and learning in Arabic lands - Bowen shows how Muslims have adapted Islamic texts and traditions to ideas and conditions in the societies in which they live. Returning to key case studies in Asia... View more info

The Tribal Situation in India

By: K Suresh Singh (Ed.)

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Shimla, Indian Institute of Advanced Studies: 2002

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 901300

ISBN: 8179860086


Printed Pages: 638. View more info

Changing Tribal Life in British Orissa

By: K. Mojumdar

Price: $6.70

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Kaveri Book Service: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104237

ISBN: 8174790268

Condition: New


The book traces the British Government's policy towards the aboriginal people of Orissa, particularly the Kandhs, and the reaction it caused in the people. The study of the British tribal policy is worthwhile because the main problem faced by the administration then persists even today - the problem of how to improve tribal life without causing, as an inevitable outcome, progressive detribalisation; how to modernise tribal life with destroying in the process the distinct... View more info

Sectarian Mobilisation and the Role of Caste Associations in Karnataka

By: K.G. Gayathridevi

Price: $63.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2013

Seller ID: 700739

ISBN: 8180699676

Condition: New


Despite large number of efforts and measures to undermine its influence and root out its existence, the institution of caste in India continues to hold sway over social, economic and political processes that characterize development the country. A large number of scholarly studies exist on this subject of caste and its changing dimensions in both rural and urban settings. More than a decade ago, Professor M.N. Srinivas, the doyen of Indian sociologist, spoke of the chang... View more info