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Ethnographic notes in southern India

Edgar Thurston

Ethnographic notes in southern India

by Edgar Thurston

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Published by Cosmo Publications in Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India, South
    • Subjects:
    • India, South -- Social life and customs

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Edgar Thurston.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS484 .T48 1975
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. (viii, 580 p., [39] leaves of plates) :
      Number of Pages580
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4865623M
      LC Control Number75905786

      Thurston, Edgar, Ethnographic notes in southern India. (Madras, Printed by the superintendent, Government press, ) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Thurston, Edgar, Ethnographic notes in southern India. With 40 plates. In my “Ethnographic Notes in Southern India” (), I stated that the confused chapter devoted to omens, animal superstitions, evil eye, charms, sorcery, etc., was a mere outline sketch of a group of subjects, which, if worked up, would furnish material for a volume.

      This book interprets the ethnography of the Mru and Khumi, Tibeto-Burmese speaking horticulturalists who practice swidden agriculture in the hills straddling Bangladesh, India, and Burma. Their material and spiritual cultures are described in detail here, from dwellings to religious rituals. Nearly a hundred color photographs provide illustration. Digital Rare Book: Ethnographic Notes in Southern India By Edgar Thurston Printed by the Superintendent, Government Press, Madras - Book Extract. The greater coucal or crow pheasant (Centropus sinensis), is a large non-parasitic member of the cuckoo order of birds, the Cuculiformes.A widespread resident in the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia, it is divided into several subspecies, some being treated as full are large, crow-like with a long tail and coppery brown wings and found in wide range of habitats from jungle Class: Aves.

      Omens and Superstitions of Southern India (Illustrated), Edgar Thurston, Auto-Édition. Des milliers de livres avec la livraison chez vous en 1 jour ou en magasin avec -5% de réduction. The notion that it is unlucky to see snakes coupling appears to be widespread. In Southern India “the sight of two snakes coiled round each other in sexual congress is considered to portend some great evil” ( E. Thurston, Ethnographic Notes in Southern India, Madras, , p. ).   This book deals mainly with some aspects of what may be termed and the Native States of Travancore and Cochin. In my "Ethnographic Notes in Southern India" (), I stated that the confused chapter devoted to omens, animal superstitions, evil eye, charms, sorcery, Omens and Superstitions of Southern India (Illustrated) by Edgar : Consumer Oriented Ebooks Publisher.


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SyntaxTextGen not activatedUnder the scheme for a systematic ethnographic survey pdf the whole of India, pdf superintendent for each State and Government was appointed to carry out the work of the survey in addition to his other duties.

For the issue of this book the time is not yet ripe, and, as an ad interim, measure, I send forth the present farrago in the hope that it may be of some little use and interest to those who. Thurston was educated in medicine and lectured download pdf anatomy at the Madras Medical College while also holding his position at the museum.

He was assisted in the writing of Castes and Tribes by a colleague from the museum, K. Rangachari, who had also assisted him in a ethnographic study, Ethnographic Notes in Southern India.Buy Ethnographic Notes in Southern Ebook, Oxfam, Thurston, E.

By Edgar Thurston, Superintendent, Madras Government Museum, Superintendent of ethnography, Madras, Correspondent Étranger, Société d'Anthropologie de Paris.