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Title: Kanawar (Kinnaur)
Description: Shimla, Academy of Arts, (1996). orig.wrappers. 24x15cm, 124 pp. Some minor rubbing, VG. A translation of the 1939 (Leipzig) "Kanawar: Grundriss einer Volks- und Kulturkunde". Contents: The Picture of the Land: Situation, Area, & Boundaries; The Orographical Picture; The Climate; The Hydrography; The Natural Landscapes; The Important Part (Main Chapters): The Present Population: The Racial Composition of the Population; The Sociological Conditions; The Magnitude of the Population; The Settlement & Economy: Types of Settlement; The House & Construction Plans; Field & Forest Economy; Cattle Breeding & Animal World; The Trade & the Traffic: The Roads & Traffic Conditions; The Property Exchange & the Markets; The Materialistic Culture: The Instruments (Appliances); The Home Economy; The Clothing & Diet; The Construction Style & Decoration; The Spiritual Culture: The Religion in its Outer Appearance; Customs & Festivals; The Language & Literature; History of the Land; Character of the People; Notes on Malana.

Keywords: Himachal Pradesh, Kinnaur, Ethnography, History Ethnology, Himalaya, Himalayas, Himalayan, India, South Asia,

Price: US$ 40.00 Seller: Expatriate Bookshop of Denmark
- Book number: BOOKS009037I


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