Tribes and Analogous Peoples in India: Contemporary Issues

Tribes and Analogous Peoples in India: Contemporary Issues

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ISBN-13: 9788121253581
Publisher: Gyan Publishing House
Publication date: 06/30/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 396
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Kamal K. Misra, is Professor of Anthropology at the Central University of Hyderabad. He was educated at Utkal University, Jawaharlal Nehru University and University of Kent at Canterbury. His teaching career spans over 37 years. He had taught at Utkal University, Austin College, Texas (USA), and has been teaching at the Central University of Hyderabad since 1989. He has written/edited 22 volumes and scores of research papers in journals of repute. He was awarded the Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship in the UK and the Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Award in the USA for teaching and research. Dr. Misra was awarded Sarat Chandra Roy Memorial Medal by the Asiatic Society for his contribution to Cultural Anthropology. He was a member of the High Level Committee of the Prime Minister to prepare a report on the status of the Scheduled Tribes of India. He was Director of Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (National Museum of Mankind) and Anthropological Survey of India.
Kishor K. Basa, is Professor of Anthropology at Utkal University, Orissa, was former Head of the Department and has been teaching archaeology and museum studies since 1980. He was educated in Utkal and Delhi Universities besides having a Ph. D. from University of London, a Commonwealth Post-Doctoral Academic Staff Fellowship at the University of Cambridge and a recipient of the Indo-French Cultural Exchange Fellowship. He was also the Director, Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya, Bhopal; Indian Museum, Kolkata and the Anthropological Survey of India, Kolkata. Dr Basa was former President, Archaeology Section of Indian History Congress as well as Anthropological and Behavioural Sciences Section of Indian Science Congress. He has excavated the sites of Malikhoja, Harirajpur and Gouranga Patana in Odisha. He is founder editor of the journal Humankind and General Editor of a series on Intangible Cultural Heritage of India. He has edited Archaeology of Orissa, Multiple Heritage: Role of Specialised Museums in India. At present he is the Member Secretary, Indian National Confederation and Academy of Anthropologists.

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