Thurston, Edgar. Badaga

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Title: Badaga

Published in: Castes and tribes in southern India, Vol. 1, edited by Edgar Thurston and K. Rangachari

Published By: Castes and tribes in southern India, Vol. 1, edited by Edgar Thurston and K. Rangachari Madras: Government Press, 1909. 63-124 p.: ill.

By line: By Edgar Thurston ; assisted by K. Rangachari

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2005. Computer File

Culture: Badaga (AW50)

Subjects: SACRED OBJECTS AND PLACES (778); PRAYERS AND SACRIFICES (782); RITUAL (788); ORGANIZED CEREMONIAL (796); BURIAL PRACTICES AND FUNERALS (764); GENDER STATUS (562); MAGIC (789); PRIESTHOOD (793); INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (648);

Abstract: This source provides a dated and sometimes very cursory overview of selected aspects of Badaga history, society, and culture. The topics discussed by the authors include social organization, political organization, religious beliefs, and religious and funeral ceremonies. Letters, published travel accounts, and the Badaga provide the basis for this source.

Document Number: 1

Document ID: aw50-001

Document Type: Essay

Language: English

Note: Includes bibliographical references

Field Date: no date

Evaluation: Ethnologist, Government Official-4,5

Analyst: Gerald Reid ; 1989

Coverage Date: 1832-1907

Coverage Place: Nilgiri Hills, Tamil Nadu State and adjacent Kerala State, India

LCSH: Badaga (Indic people)

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