A Companion to the Anthropology of India (Hardcover)

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Isabelle Clark-Deces is Professor of Anthropology and the Director of the Program in South Asian Studies at Princeton University. Her books includeThe Encounter Never Ends:Return to the Field of Tamil Rituals (2007).
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

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ISBN 9781405198929
Genre SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural
Format Hardcover
Pages 552
Publisher Date 2011-03-08 00:00:00.0
Publisher Blackwell Pub
Copyright Year 2011
Height 10.0 in
Wdth 7.0 in
Thickness 1.25 in
Unit weight 2.5 lb
Language English
Series Name Blackwell Companions to Anthropology
Audience College/higher education
Country of Origin United States
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