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Clark-Dec?s, Isabelle

A Companion to the Anthropology of India

Clark-Dec?s, Isabelle - A Companion to the Anthropology of India, ebook

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A Companion to the Anthropology of India offers a broad overview of the rapidly evolving scholarship on Indian society from the earliest area studies to views of India’s globalization in the twenty-first century.


  • Provides readers with an important new introduction to the anthropology of India

  • Explores the larger global issues that have transformed India since the end of colonization, including demographic, economic, social, cultural, political, and religious issues

  • Contributions by leading experts present up-to-date, comprehensive coverage of key topics such as population and life expectancy, civil society, social-moral relationships, caste and communalism, youth and consumerism, the new urban middle class, environment and health, tourism, public and religious cultures, politics and law

  • Represents an authoritative guide for professional social and cultural anthropologists, and South Asian specialists, and an accessible reference work for students engaged in the analysis of India’s modern transformation

Keywords: Indian, culture, ethnography, anthropology, Southeast Asia, caste, Hindu, Islam, globalization, sociology

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
576 pages
Category
Geography, Travel
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781444390582
Printed ISBN
9781405198929

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