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Man and Society

Makhan Jha (Editor) Binod Kumar Choudhary (Editor)
Synopsis Theme of this book covers a wide range of topics related to Man and Society ranging from serious theoretical discussions to several contextual dimensions of tribal, rural, peasant and urban situations. The topics on Buddhism, Kula-Deyvam, religion in Thailand, ecological destruction and the tribals, tribal leadership in Rajasthan, issues related to development, tribal cultural identity and sub-nationalism, demographic and environmental change in Nepal, students and youth unrest etc., are highly useful for understanding the nature and complexities of Man and Society, in general, and India, in particular. Written by eminent anthropologists and sociologists of India and abroad in honour of Professor U.N. Jha, the Founder Professor and Head of the Department of Sociology, L.N. Mithila University, Darbhanga (India), this volume is very useful for the students, teachers, research scholars and other general readers interested in understanding the various themes and issues related to Man and Society.
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About the author

Makhan Jha

Professor Makhan Jha, Ph.D., D.Litt., is currently Professor of Anthropology, U.G.C. Centre of Advanced Study, Department of Anthropology, Ranchi University, Ranchi. A well-travelled scholar of international fame, Professor Jha has visited many universities of the world. An author of nearly four dozens of scholarly published books, Professor Jha has directed seven major research projects so far. He has carried out field work from high Himalayas of Nepal in the north to Lakshadweep Islands of the Arabian sea in the south. He has also done field work in Thailand and has published several articles on Buddhism. He is the President of Indian Association for the History of Religions, Member of the International Congress of Anthropological & Ethnological Sciences, Founder Editor of Man in Asia, an International journal of Asian Studies.

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Bibliographic information

Title Man and Society
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.1997
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8121003695
length 304p., Tables.; 24cm.