Journals Higher Education

$75.00

Hardcover

15 June 2009

440 Pages | 80 line illus. & photographs

ISBN: 9780195697919


Bookseller Code (06)

The Oxford India Elwin

Verrier Elwin
G.N. Devy

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.

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