A Companion to the Anthropology of India by Isabelle Clark-Dec?s

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A Companion to the Anthropology of India offers a broad overview of the rapidly evolving scholarship on Indian society from the earliest area studies to views of India’s globalization in the twenty-first century.Provides readers with an important new introduction to the anthropology of IndiaExplores the larger global issues that have transformed India since the end of colonization, including demographic, economic, social, cultural, political, and religious issuesContributions by leading experts present up-to-date, comprehensive coverage of key topics such as population and life expectancy, civil society, social-moral relationships, caste and communalism, youth and consumerism, the new urban middle class, environment and health, tourism, public and religious cultures, politics and lawRepresents an authoritative guide for professional social and cultural anthropologists, and South Asian specialists, and an accessible reference work for students engaged in the analysis of India’s modern transformation

About Isabelle Clark-Dec?s

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Isabelle Clark-Decès is Professor of Anthropology and the Director of the Program in South Asian Studies at Princeton University. Her books include The Encounter Never Ends:Return to the Field of Tamil Rituals (2007).
Published July 15, 2011 by Wiley-Blackwell. 573 pages
Genres: History, Travel, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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