This volume contains articles from many leading archaeologists, anthropologists and scientists in biomolecular science presented at a seminar held on 8-9 December 2005, in the memory of Prof. Irawati Karve who was one of the leading social scientist of the country.
Saksena, HS et al. (ed.)
ISBN: 9788183873857, 8183873855
Divided into five sections, the volume covers the history of anthropology in India, different specializations in anthropology, contributions of different scholars to the growth of anthropology, and the crises the subject is faced with. It also includes papers that deal with the applied dimensions of anthropology.
ISBN: 9788121214247, 8121214246
Contains eighteen articles by eminent anthropologists on issues like, status of women, gender and ethnicity, identity dynamics, cultural heritages, elderly healthcare etc. etc.
Uberoi, Patricia et al. (ed.)
ISBN: 9788178241906, 8178241900
The volume spans a century of life and work, from the late nineteenth to the late twentieth century, and focuses on scholars with varying research trajectories. However. it also shows the threads that bind these scholars: their common concern with nation-building, social reform, and the value of science.
Das, Veen et al. (ed.)
ISBN: 9780195668933, 0195668936
The essays are based on fieldwork in India, Sri Lanka, Sierra Leone, Peru, Guatemala, Chad, Colombia, and South Africa. The contributors examine official documentary practices and their forms and falsifications, the problems that highly mobile mercenaries, currency, goods, arms, and diamonds pose to the state, emerging non-state regulatory authorities, and the role language plays as cultures st...
Jha, Makhan (b.1941)
ISBN: 9788175330344, 8175330341
An anthropo-historical analysis of the ancient Hindu Kingdoms, viz. Janakpur,;the ancient Hindu Kingdom of Mithila and Ratanpur in central India discussing their sacred complexes, socia-political developments, religious tolerance etc.
Gellner, David N
ISBN: 9780195653571, 0195653572
This collection of essays both engages with Max Weber's work, and attempts to use his general approach, combined with detailed ethnography from Nepal and Japan, to attack critical questions in the anthropology and sociology of Buddhism and Hinduism.
Bali, Rachhpal Singh (1934- )
ISBN: 9788170223252, 8170223253
Contents: (i) Crease morphology, morphometry and techniques (ii) Methods and description of palmar, plantar, phalageal and bracelet creases (iii) Creases in human biology ethinic variation and medicine (iv) Applicational aspects of the creases
Contents: (i) Food and nutrition in culture: the conceptual frameword (ii) Dynamics of food ideology in tribal thought and culture (iii) Food and nutrition: cultural patterns of cereal foods interaction (iv) Flesh foods: the changing primordial food ideology (v) Some aspects of ethnicity and food avoidance (vi) Class view of diet, disease and health (vii) The tribal food and the need national p...
ISBN: 9788185813530, 8185813531
Contents: (i) Nature of Indian social reality (ii) The Hindu world-view and the Bhakti tradition (iii) The dialectic of world-negation and world affirmation in Ramcharitmanas (iv) Man-woman relationship and the Purushartha of Kam (v) Caste inequaliy and egalitarianism in Ramcharitmanas (vi) The ideal of Ram Rajya: quest for the perfection of man in society.;
ISBN: 9789937292375, 9937292379
Sharma, P. Dash (ed.)
ISBN: 9788183870078, 8183870074
ISBN: 9788185579467, 8185579466
ISBN: 9789350502679, 9350502674
The present work is an anthropological study of sound based on an empirical study among the Santal, a tribe of Proto-Australoid origin of Eastern India also settled in majority in the Bribhum district of West Bengal, India.;;
Sinha, Anil Kishore
ISBN: 9788121206655, 8121206650
This is for the first time in Indian anthropology where an attempt has been made by an anthropologist to study the varities of sweetmeats since the days of Indus Valley civilization till modern times.
Ramble, Charles et al. (ed.)
ISBN: 9789937506038, 9937506034
Proceedings of the International Seminar held on the September 21-28, 1990 at the Ethnographic Museum of the University of Zurich.;
Vijayendra, B.R. (eds.) et al
ISBN: 9789385161407, 9385161407
Berger, Peter et al. (ed.)
ISBN: 9788131728208, 813172820X
This collection of essays addresses the notion of `value' from a comparative and multi-disciplinary perspective, and aims at further stimulating contemporary theoretical and methodological discussions on the study of `values'.
Bhasin, Veena et al.
ISBN: 9788185264455, 8185264457
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