Days and Nights among the Tribes of Central India (EPUB)

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Author: Prosenjit Dasgupta

9789393984425 | Epub | 2024 | CinnamonTeal Publishing

Days and Nights among the Tribes of Central India is a must-read for those seeking to appreciate the vivacity of life of these tribes that are currently in the process of rapidly fading out.

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Days and Nights among the Tribes of Central India is the author, Prosenjit Dasgupta’s engaging travelogue on his visits to the Bastar region of Chhattisgarh and Ganjam district of Odisha, where he observed the traditional life and culture of different tribes residing there. Dasgupta was inspired by Dr. Verrier Elwin’s pioneering work with the Muria tribe in Bastar and the Saora in Ganjam during the 1940s/50s. Through his ethnographic documentation interwoven with Elwin’s and Grigson’s notes, Dasgupta provides an interesting peek into the life and culture of these tribes in transition. This book is a must-read for those seeking to appreciate the vivacity of life of these tribes that are currently in the process of rapidly fading out.

Author:

Prosenjit Dasgupta

ISBN:

9789393984425

Publisher:

CinnamonTeal Design and Publishing

Year of Publication:

2024

Edition:

First

Country of Origin:

India

About the Author

Prosenjit Dasgupta, a graduate in Economics from Presidency College, has always been interested in tribal culture, and nature and wildlife. Over the years, he has written a few articles on wildlife, Calcutta and folk culture for newspapers and the “Sanctuary” magazine. His books include 10 Walks in Calcutta (2000), Tracking Jim (on Jim Corbett, the famous hunter, in 2005), Eco-Yatra (on economic change in India since 1947, published in 2010), Issues and Idioms (trends in political discourse in India, in 2012), A Confl ict in Thin Air(a comprehensive study of the Sino-Indian border conflict, in 2016), A Partition in the Mind (a discussion on factors leading to the Partition of India in 1947, in 2018), India – Searching for the Present in the Past (a study of present scenario in India in the context of the past, in 2020) and, recently, Travels Across Time (impressions of ancient historical sites, 2024). He lives in Kolkata and is currently researching on modern political history of India, besides pursuing his interests in travelling and wildlife.

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