Biswas, Prophilla Chander, 1904-. Santals of the Santal Parganas

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Title: Santals of the Santal Parganas

Published By: Delhi: Bharatiya Adimjati Sevak Sangh, 1956. xii, x, 230 p., plates: map

By line: P. C. Biswas

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 1998. Computer File

Culture: Santal (AW42)


Abstract: This is a systematic account of the manners and customs, laws and government, religious beliefs, origin and ethnological affinities of the Santals of the Santal Parganas. Due consideration is paid to influences by Hinduism, as well as the impact of Christian missionaries upon the Santal way of life.

Document Number: 4

Document ID: aw42-004

Document Type: Monograph

Language: English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-230) and index

Field Date: 1931-1934, 1944-1945

Evaluation: Ethnologist, Physical Anthropologist-3,4

Analyst: Sigrid Khera ; 1969-1970

Coverage Date: not specified

Coverage Place: India

LCSH: Santal (South Asian people)


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