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Author Alter, Joseph S.

Title Knowing Dil Das : stories of a Himalayan hunter / Joseph S. Alter
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2000]
Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 193 pages)
Series Contemporary Ethnography
Contemporary ethnography.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Part I. Bal Kand / The Book of Childhood; Chapter 1. Dil Das-Enslaved Heart; Chapter 2. Woodstock School: Protestants, Peasants, and Ethics; Chapter 3. A Tiger's Tale; Part II. Aranya Kand / The Forest Book; Chapter 4. Coapman's Fall; Chapter 5. Hearts of Darkness; Chapter 6. Land Masters: Purebred History; Part III. Shram Kand / The Book of Labor; Chapter 7. Dairying: An Untold Story; Chapter 8. Slippage: Out of Work, Through Hunting; Chapter 9. The Terms of Friendship; Part IV. Uttarkhand / Himalaya; Chapter 10. The Heart of the Matter
Chapter 11. A Hybrid History of EncounterGlossary; Notes; Acknowledgments; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-186) and index
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Subject Das, Dil, -1986.
Culture conflict -- India -- Garhwāl.
Ethnology -- India -- Garhwāl.
Friendship -- India -- Garhwāl.
Hunters -- India -- Garhwāl -- Biography.
Garhwāl (India) -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 99032283
ISBN 0812204751 (electronic bk.)
9780812204759 (electronic bk.)