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Title Anthropology in the East : founders of Indian sociology and anthropology / edited by Patricia Uberoi, Nandini Sundar & Satish Deshpande
Published Delhi : Permanent Black, 2007


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Description xiv, 552 pages ; 22 cm
Contents Introduction: the professionalism of Indian anthropology and sociology: people, places and intitutions / Patricia Uberoi, Satish Deshpande and Nandini Sundar -- Anthropology as 'Ananthropology': L.K. Ananthakrishna Iyer (1861-1937), colonial anthropology and the 'native anthropologist' as pioneer / Kalpana Ram -- The nationalist sociology of Benoy Kumar Sarkar / Roma Chatterji -- Recasting the Oraons and the 'tribe': Sarat Chandra Roy's anthropology / Sangeeta Dasgupta -- Patrick Geddes: sociologist, environmentalist and town planner / Indra Munshi -- The idea of Indian society: G.S. Ghurye and the making of Indian sociology / Carol Upadhya -- Search for synthesis: the sociology of D.P. Mukerji / T.N. Madan -- The anthroplogist as 'scientist'?: Nirmal Kumar Bose / Pradip Kumar Bose -- Between anthropology and literature: the ethnographies of Verrier Elwin / Ramachandra Guha -- In the cause of anthropology: the life and work of Irawati Karve / Nandini Sundar -- Towards a praxiological understanding of Indian society: the sociology of A.R. Desai / Sujata Patel -- Ties that bind: tribe, village, nation and S.C. Dube / Saurabh Dube -- Fashioning a postcolonial discipline: M.N. Srinivas and Indian sociology / Satish Deshpande
Summary "Collection of essays in a collective intellectual biography on some of the founding figures of antropology and sociology in India. Covering a century-long period from the late nineteenth to the late twentieth century, it seeks to recount the history of the institutionalisation of anthropology and sociology in India through the lives and professional activities of twelve pioneering individuals." -- Preface
Notes This collection of essays originated in a seminar: Knowledge, institutions, practices: the formation of Indian anthropology and sociology, held at the Institute of Economic Growth (IEG), Delhi, 19-21 April 2000
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Anthropologists -- India -- Biography.
Anthropology -- India.
Sociologists -- India -- Biography.
Sociology -- India.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Author Deshpande, Satish.
Sundar, Nandini.
Uberoi, Patricia.
Institute of Economic Growth (India)
LC no. 2007431925
ISBN 8178241900