Author: Makhan Jha
Publisher: UBS Publishers
ISBN/UPC (if available): 0706988345
The broad spectrum of Anthropological History of India is, for the first time presented in a lucid manner providing good reading to the layman and an invaluable reference book.
From the dawn of the Stone Age, to the Proto-Historic (or Indus Valley Civilization) dimensions of Indian culture, the ethnographic profiles of Indian tribes with special reference to this geographical distribution, racial and linguistic classifications. As also the bases of Indian social systems with special reference to the Varna Vaivastha; Ashram Vaivastha, the four Purusarthas, Hindu joint family etc, are elucidated in a simple straight forward manner.
Also discussed meticulously are the tribe-caste continuum, nature-man-spirit complex, problems of the tribal people, the problems of culture provisions, the scheduled castes in India and constitutional provisions and the process of national integration.
The Stone Age in India
Ethnographic Profiles of Indian Tribes
The Bases of Indian Social System
Growth of Indian Anthropology and Basic Concepts
Problems of Tribal People
Problems of Culture Contact
Tribal Administration and Constitutional Provisions
Scheduled Castes of India
The Process of National Integration