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Modernization of Tribal Communities: Studies in Sociology of Science of the Mishings and the Karbis of Assam

 
Aswhini Kumar Borah (Author)
Synopsis

Technology is considered as a respectable sibling of science. This study nucleates round adoption of new technology and the consequent changes in their mode of production which results in an all round improvement of the standard of tribal life.

The Mishing represent a wetland peasant group whose remotest ancestors were highlanders. The Karbis on the other hand is a highland population some of which has migrated to the plains areas.

From the perspective of sociology of science of this study it is highlighted that the salient changes occurring in various related aspects of modern tribal life. As a consequence of adopting sum modern technology by a present day peasant group the Mishing and another neo-peasant community viz., the Karbis have perceptibly changed their mode of life. They have improved much.

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Bibliographic information

Title Modernization of Tribal Communities: Studies in Sociology of Science of the Mishings and the Karbis of Assam
Format Hardcover
Date published: 26.07.2012
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9788183703185
length xv+171p., 22cm.