Author: Vijoy S Sahay
Pradip K Singh/
Editor(s): Vijoy S Sahay & Pradip K Singh
Publisher: Serials Publications
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8186771131
The book covers multiple socio-cultural and biological dimensions of research in Indian anthropology. Trained and professional anthropologists engaged in various universities, as also in various anthropological organization in the country, have contributed articles for this illustrious volume.
The various socio-cultural dimensions that it covers are-from Art of Body Decoration to the Anthropology of Sacred Centers; from Maternal Education to the Effect of Women's Status in Family Size; from Female Infanticide, and Women in Development to the Indian Women in Transition; from Female Infanticide, and Women in Development to the Indian women in Transition; from Tribal Indebtedness, and Displacement and Deprivation of Tribesmen to the Weekly Tribal Market; from Anthropology of Religion to Anthropology of Health; from Medical Anthropology to Ethno medicines; and from Educational Development to the Nutritional Problems of the Tribesmen.
In the field of biological anthropology the dimensions include-from Oral Health to Morphological Study of Hair; and from Finger Dermatoglaphics to Inbreeding Effects on Genetic Load, Crow's Index and Inbreeding Coefficients. Thus, the volume covers a wide range of topics of great anthropological interest.
It is only the beginning. The Oriental Institute of Cultural and Social Research, Allahabad, in collaboration with the Serials Publications, will continue to bring out subsequent volumes in future under the title Dimensions of Researches in Indian Anthropology.