Gurdon, Philip Richard Thornhagh
London: David Nutt, 1907. 27, 227 p.: ill.
Philip R. T. Gurdon ; with an introduction by Sir Charles Lyall
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
HRAF, 1996. Computer File
Culture summary (105);
Major Gurdon, Superintendent of Ethnology in Assam and the part that later became Meghalaya State, was for three years Deputy-Commissioner of the Khasi District, and knew well the people whose institutions he describes here. This work is 'an attempt to give a systematic account of the Khasi people, their manners and customs, their ethnological affinities, their laws and institutions, their religious beliefs, their folklore, their theories as to their origin, and their language.'
Document ID: ar07-001
Alice McCloskey ; 1956
Khasi District, Meghalaya, India
Khasi (Indic people)