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  • Sustainability of Van Gujjarsby Rubina Nusrat

    Kalpaz Publications 2015; US$ 36.99

    The Book is about the forest dwelling tribes of Northern Himalayas who are in the process of resettlement by the Uttarakhand Government in India. This book discusses the sustainability issues of this tribe in the context of vulnerability and livelihood strategies. The main theme and objective is to make available the literature pertaining to Van Gujjar... more...

  • Art And Culture of Marginalised Nomadic Tribes In Andhra Pradeshby P. Sadanandam

    Gyan Publishing House 2008; US$ 47.99

    India is rich in its oral tradition. Its antiquity defies historical inquiry. Indian folklore offers diversity in the forms of expression while retaining the unity of theme, i.e. Dharma., The forms may be changing periodically to suit the times. The purpose of these popular art forms has been the same in a way as the classical arts. They provide... more...

  • Cultural History of Bengali Proverbsby Sudeshna Basak

    Gyan Publishing House 2010; US$ 62.99

    Bengali proverbs are found from the earliest literary specimens down to the present day. They encompass a wide range of subjects dealing with gods and goddesses, mythical characters, folkloric figures and historical persons, social and family life, love, human body and behaviour, materials of everyday use and luxurious items, agriculture and food,... more...

  • History, Culture and Customs of Sikkimby J. R. Subba

    Gyan Publishing House 2008; US$ 139.99

    SIKKIM, the tiny Himalayan Kingdom came in existence in 1642 A.D. with a much larger area than it was in 1975 A.D. before it’s integration in the Kingdom was the whole of Limbuwan, now the eastern most part of Nepal, southern parts of Tibet Autonomous region of China from Nathu La and Jelep La to the Tang La beyond Phari Jong, western Bhutan up to... more...

  • The Sangaiby M.L. Khaute

    Kalpaz Publications 2009; US$ 54.99

    This book is mainly about the ‘Sangai’. A short story entitled, ‘A Tale of the Thangjing Hills’, plus notes on ‘Haofu, the Indigenous Dog of Manipur’ is appended. Though not directly connected to each other, yet the theme of animal and the wild runs through the strands of these writings. A couple of poems are sprinkled to give poetic touch to this... more...

  • Customary Law of Austric-Speaking Tribesby P. K. Bhowmick

    Kalpaz Publications 2002; US$ 54.99

    This book shows the gradual changing conditions of the customary law of the Austric speaking tribal people of Frontier Bengal. Due to socio-political changes their customary laws are expected to change. All these factors have been critically explained including the ethnographic account of the tribal communities, namely Santal, Munda, Kheria, Mahali,... more...

  • Tribal Culture in Indiaby Dr. N. Mishra

    Kalpaz Publications 2004; US$ 72.99

    The 'Tribal Culture in India' is a collection of research papers mostly based on the empirical facts collected by the author through various anthropological techniques over a span of thirsty years: the problems faced by Chota Nagpur, the Student’ unrest with its effects is a paper on "village studies in India" reflecting various patterns of village... more...

  • Virtue, Success, Pleasure, and Liberationby Alain Daniélou

    Inner Traditions/Bear & Company 1993; US$ 12.99

    What is the Nature of the social order that unquestionably produced one of the greatest and longest lasting civilizations known to humankind? Alain Daniélou, distinguished Orientalist, musicologist, and linguist, reveals the foundations of India's culture and the four aims of human life as they are viewed in the traditional Hindu society: virtue on... more...

  • A Sacred Sex Devotionalby Rafael Lorenzo

    Inner Traditions/Bear & Company 2000; US$ 10.99

    A year's worth of sacred and sensual quotations to inspire and renew love's fires. • Spans the world's cultures and religious traditions. • An invaluable resource for couples following the path of Tantric spirituality. What has happened to the language of lovers? Where are the rich, sensual, erotic, and alluring words that can describe our feelings... more...

  • The Mirth of Nationsby Christie Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 45.95

    The Mirth of Nations is a social and historical study of jokes told in the principal English-speaking countries. It is based on use of archives and other primary sources, including old and rare joke books. Davies makes detailed comparisons between the humor of specific pairs of nations and ethnic and regional groups. In this way, he achieves an appreciation... more...