Author: C ChakrabertyPublisher: AryanYear: 1997Language: EnglishPages: 336ISBN/UPC (if available): 8173051100
Indian subcontinent in a living museum of Races. The present book attempts to discover the integral component of India’s racial complex with its historical background. The work discusses the subject matter on scientific lines especially the racial composition of people of Indian subcontinent and their migratory pattern. Various startling myths and social customs prevalent among the aborigines and tribal groups in India and in other countries makes an interesting reading. Quite a number of pages have also been devoted to the so-called superrace Aryans-their social life, traditions and customs. Animals, Plants, Agriculture, Metals, their synonyms in other Indo-European languages and their mention in various ancient texts have been vividly recorded.The book will serve as a valuable contribution in anthropology and history of Indian subcontinent. Numerous references have been quoted in it from various sources, literary and otherwise. Scholars, researchers and students will benefit from the valuable and useful information incorporated in this well-written book.
Physiography of BharatavarshaWanderings of ManAnimals of BharatavarshaPlants of BharatavarshaAgricultureMetalsThe CountryPeoplesSocial Life of the AryansDiseases and DeathMythsRacial Components of IndiaGovernment, Marriage and Religion