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The Apa Tanis and their neighbours : a primitive civilization of the eastern Himalayas, Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf

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The Apa Tanis and their neighbours : a primitive civilization of the eastern Himalayas
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The Apa Tanis and their neighbours
Title remainder
a primitive civilization of the eastern Himalayas
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Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf
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Language
eng
Summary
Inhabiting a secluded valley in the Eastern Himalayas, the Apa Tanis remained virtually unknown to the outside world until 1944-45 when the author spent several months in their villages, studying their internal social structure as well as their political and economic relations with neighbouring tribes. The economy of the Apa Tanis, who knew neither the principle of animal traction nor the wheel, resembled that of certain Neolithic societies, but the methods used in the exploitation of their natural environment were far from primitive, and a developed agriculture enabled a population of some 2
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1909-1995
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Fürer-Haimendorf, Christoph von
Dewey number
305.895
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Routledge library editions. Anthropology and ethnography. South Asia
Series volume
2
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Apatani (Indic people)
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The Apa Tanis and their neighbours : a primitive civilization of the eastern Himalayas, Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf
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Originally published: London: Routledge & K. Paul, 1962
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Introduction; I. The Utilization of Natural Resources; II. Trade and Barter; III. Social Structure; IV. The Position of Slaves; V. Family Life; VI. The Maintenance of Law and Order; VII. Relations with Neighbours in Peace and War; VIII. Religion and the Moral Order; Epilogue; Bibliography; Index
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ocn858861580
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Extent
1 online resource (184 pages)
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online
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9781136545290
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not applicable
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remote
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(OCoLC)858861580
Label
The Apa Tanis and their neighbours : a primitive civilization of the eastern Himalayas, Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London: Routledge & K. Paul, 1962
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Introduction; I. The Utilization of Natural Resources; II. Trade and Barter; III. Social Structure; IV. The Position of Slaves; V. Family Life; VI. The Maintenance of Law and Order; VII. Relations with Neighbours in Peace and War; VIII. Religion and the Moral Order; Epilogue; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn858861580
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (184 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136545290
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)858861580

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