About the BookThis is a comprehensive textbook on Anthropology. It covers the following papers taught to M.A. (Sociology) and M.A. (Anthropology) at Indian Universities: (i) Physical Anthropology, (ii) Cultural Anthropology, (iii) Social Anthropology, (iv) General Anthropology, (v) Anthropology and Indian Tribes and (vi) Comparative Sociology.
This book also covers courses prescribed in Anthropology for P.C.S. and I.AS. examinations. The material for this book has been collected from authentic sources : works of eminent anthropologists, reports of researches on Indian tribes and Government data published in various books, reports and journals.
At the end of the book Objective Questions Bank has been given particularly for those readers who are appearing at P.C.S. or I.A.S. examination. Selected Bibliography has been divided into two classes. While the first includes books on General Anthropology, the second is a comprehensive list of books published on Tribal Studies in India. This will be particularly useful for researchers working in the field of tribal studies.
About the Author/sDR. RAM NATH SHARMA M.A., D. Phil, D.Lit. President U.P. Philosophers Associ¬ation for a decade, LMI: Indian Philoso¬phical Association & Darshan Parishad; Director: Sri Aurobindo Research Institute; Chief Editor: Research Journal of Philoso¬phy and Social Science; Head of the Department of P.G. Studies and Research at Meerut College for two decades. Guided more than two dozen Ph.D’s. Author of more than one hundred research papers and an equal number of books in the field of Education and Psychology.
DR. RAJENDRA K. SHARMA M.A., M.Phil, Ph.D., U.G.C. Research Fellow; Ph.D., LMI: Indian Sociological Society and Uttar Pradesh Samaj Shashtra Parishad. He is the author of dozens of papers and books in Sociology both in Hindi and English. Dr. Sharma has utilised his vast experience of teaching sociology to University students for presenting ideal textbooks on almost all the papers taught in this subject at Indian Universities.