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A Sinhalese village in Sri Lanka : coping with uncertainty

Author: Victoria J Baker
Publisher: Fort Worth, TX : Harcourt Brace College Publishers, ©1998.
Series: Case studies in cultural anthropology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work addresses topics such as formal education problems in remote areas, the independent and confident women of the developing world, and the trials of developmental work in these areas.

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Baker, Victoria J.
Sinhalese village in Sri Lanka.
Fort Worth, TX : Harcourt Brace College Publishers, ©1998
(OCoLC)605408678
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victoria J Baker
ISBN: 0155051768 9780155051768
OCLC Number: 39277380
Description: xiv, 185 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Fieldwork on the Sinhalese Frontier. The Village Setting and History. Belief and the Supernatural. Living Standards and Daily Subsistence. Healing and Health. Kinship and the Family. Childhood and Socialization. Formal Education. Girls and Women. Polity, Factionalism, And Social Control. The Nation, The Village, And the Future.
Series Title: Case studies in cultural anthropology.
Responsibility: Victoria J. Baker.
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