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Gyan The Lepchas of Sikkim

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Gyan The Lepchas of Sikkim

A complete anthropological profile of the famous Lepcha tribal community of Sikkim. Of the various tribes that inhabit the mystical heights and downs of the Himalayas. Lepchas stand apart as an interesting subject of study and are famous for traits like absence of aggressiveness, obsesion with sex and optimistic character.This book attempts to provide rich insight into the various aspects of Lepchas' life and culture, with special reference to Lingthem and Zongu villages of Sikkim. It tries to make a total picture by presenting three viewpoints—the framework of the Lepcha society, the impact of the culture on the people, and the individuals who were the product of that culture and society. It describes in detail their homes, food habits, rules of kinship, and marriage, sex life, socio-religious rituals, and their relations with environment, foreigners, other Lepchas and the supernatural. A discussion on social evolution and aggression also find place in the book. Various disciplines—anthropological, psychological, functional and Freudian—have been employed to meet this purpose.

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Brand / Publisher Gyan Books
Return Policy 30 Days
Book Type Text Books
ISBN 9788121201254
Author Geoffrey Gorer Foreword By J.H. Hutton
Language English
Subject Anthropology
Pages 510
Binding Hardback


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Gyan a leading publisher, publishes scholarly books on humanities, social science, information technology, education, defence, encyclopaedia, political science, anthropology, art, biography, history, music, environment, philosophy etc. Gyan is committed to academic books of high potential, in order to flow knowledge from India to the whole world. A world wide network stablished in 1984 , Gyan has come a long way, with over 2500 titles published so far. 

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