Hindus of the Himalayas: Ethnography and Change

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University of California Press, 1972 - Ethnology - 440 pages
Gerald Berreman's ethnographic study of a hill village in India is widely regarded as a classic in the field of social anthropology. In this new edition, Berreman returns to this village after ten years to record the ethnographic continuity and change in village lifestyle. A new prologue addsimportant insights to the bases for the ethnographic descriptions and analyses by outlining the research conditions of this study. A new epilogue records Berreman's findings after revisiting the village--focusing on the trends found in the village and the surrounding region to draw implications forthe country at large.
 

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Contents

BEHIND MANY MASKS ETHNOGRAPHY
xvii
INTRODUCTION
1
CONTENTS
32
2
38
3
80
4
121
5
143
6
197
7
229
8
259
URBAN CONTACTS AND GOVERNMENT
294
SIRKANDA TEN YEARS LATER
358
BIBLIOGRAPHY
405
CHAPTER BIBLIOGRAPHIES1971
415
NOTES
427
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