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Author Hardenberg, Roland, author.

Title Children of the Earth Goddess : Society, Marriage and Sacrifice in the Highlands of Odisha
Published Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter, 2017


Description 1 online resource (710 pages)
Series Religion and Society ; v. 73
Religion and Society
Contents Intro; Preface; Contents; Figures, Tables, and Photographs; Abbreviations; Spelling of Dongria words; 1. Introduction; 2. â#x80;#x9C;Tribal societyâ#x80;#x9D; in the Niamgiri Hills; 3. Dongria social categories, rules, and practices; 4. Forms of marriage: negotiation, violence, and love; 5. The clan sacrifice: Creating Niamgiri society; 6. Conclusion: A system of ideas and values; 7. Glossary; Appendix 1: Family tree of icha jani segment (Gumma); Appendix 2: Marriage relations between Gumma and other villages; Appendix 3: Numbers and names of villages; Appendix 4: Plan of a Dongria house
Appendix 5: Plan of a Dongria house (profile)Appendix 6: Myths about Duke and Dumbe; References; Index
Summary The series Religion and Society (RS) contributes to the exploration of religions as social systems- both in Western and non-Western societies; in particular, it examines religions in their differentiation from, and intersection with, other cultural systems, such as art, economy, law and politics. Due attention is given to paradigmatic case or comparative studies that exhibit a clear theoretical orientation with the empirical and historical data of religion and such aspects of religion as ritual, the religious imagination, constructions of tradition, iconography, or media. In addition, the form
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Jagannātha (Hindu deity) -- Cult -- India -- Odisha
SUBJECT Jagannātha (Hindu deity) fast
Subject Hinduism -- India -- Odisha -- Rituals
Hinduism -- Social aspects -- India -- Odisha
RELIGION -- Comparative Religion.
Hinduism -- Rituals
Hinduism -- Social aspects
India -- Odisha
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9783110531763
Other Titles Wiedergeburt der Götter. English