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- DescriptionRecent theoretical and methodological invations in the anthropological analysis of South Asian societies have introduced distinctive modifications in the study of Indian social structure and social change. This book, reporting on twenty empirical studies of Indian society conducted by outstanding scholars, reflects these trends t only with reference to Indian society itself, but also in terms of the relevance of such trends to an understanding of social change more generally.
- Author BiographyMilton Singer (1912-1994) was Paul Klapper Professor of Social Sciences and professor of anthropology at the University of Chicago. He was a fellow of the Academy of Arts and Sciences. He was also chosen as a distinguished lecturer by the American Anthropological Association and was the recipient of the Distinguished Scholar Award of the Association for Asian Studies. Bernard S. Cohn (1918-2003) was Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at the University of Chicago. He was widely known for his work on India during the British colonial period and wrote many books on the subject of India including India: The Social Anthropology of a Civilization (1971), An Anthropologist among the Historians and Other Essays (1987), and Colonialism and its Forms of Knowledge (1996).
- PublisherTransaction Publishers
- Date of Publication15/12/2007
- SubjectSociology & Anthropology: Professional
- Place of PublicationSomerset
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight903 g
- Width178 mm
- Height254 mm
- Spine26 mm
- Edited byBernard S. Cohn,Milton B. Singer
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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