Culture and Power: Legend, Ritual, Bazaar and Rebellion in a Bengali Society

Culture and Power: Legend, Ritual, Bazaar and Rebellion in a Bengali Society

by Akos Ostor

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Culture and Power: Legend, Ritual, Bazaar and Rebellion in a Bengali Society by Akos Ostor

Akos Ostor's work is an interpretive study of cultural forms and meaning in the social relations of everyday life in Vishnupur, India. Culture and Power considers basic issues of anthropology, problems in the study of social categories and concepts and the social reality, the impact of the West on India.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803994799
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 02/29/2000
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

Table of Contents

Itihasa
Legend and History Purana, Jatra, Puja
Myth, Theater, Ritual Bazaar
Merchants and Trade Andolan
Rebellion and Transformation General Implications

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