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The tribal world of Verrier Elwin : an autobiography.

Author: Verrier Elwin
Publisher: New York ; Bombay : Oxford University Press, 1964.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the autobiography of a self-trained anthropologist, ethnologist and tribal activist, who began his career in India as a Christian missionary. He is best known for his early work with the Baigas and Gonds of central India. He became an authority on Indian tribal lifestyle and culture, particularly on the Gondi people.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Autobiography
Autobiographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Elwin, Verrier, 1902-1964.
Tribal world of Verrier Elwin.
New York, Bombay : Oxford University Press, 1964
(OCoLC)575726828
Named Person: Verrier Elwin; Verrier Elwin; Verrier Elwin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Verrier Elwin
OCLC Number: 1576037
Awards: Winner of the 1965 Sahitya Akademi Award in English Language, given by the Sahitya Akademi, India's National Academy of Letters.
Description: ix, 356 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm

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Presents the autobiography of a self-trained anthropologist, ethnologist and tribal activist, who began his career in India as a Christian missionary. He is best known for his early work with the Baigas and Gonds of central India. He became an authority on Indian tribal lifestyle and culture, particularly on the Gondi people.

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