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Indigenous knowledge in traditional folk panorama : genesis, development & applications /

Indigenous knowledge in traditional folk panorama :  genesis, development & applications /
DK Number:DK-215550
ISBN: 9788183874700
Title: Indigenous knowledge in traditional folk panorama : genesis, development & applications /
Author: [edited by] R.M. Sarkar.
Imprint: New Delhi : Serials Publications,
Physical Desc.: xv, 488 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Year: 2011
Price: USD 52.90
Nature Of Scope: Contributed articles.
Subject Strings: Traditional medicine--India.
  Ethnobotany--India.
  Medicinal plants--India.
  Tribes--Health and hygiene--India.
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The tribal and the rural Folk in India are the distinctive custodians of the traditional knowledge which they have been utilising through the times and spaces. A unique source of interesting, useful and scholarly information about the age-old traditional knowledge system among different Indian communities from various geo-physical habitational contexts—this book is an anthology of over a score of research oriented articles, written by eminent multi-disciplinary social scientists from different universities and research institutions of the country. Within the wider field of indigenous knowledge, the specific subjects covered in these articles are wide ranging from ecological farming and horticulture to ethno medicine and traditional health care, wood craft, textile, forestry, fishery, traditional wisdom and so on. Besides its use for the general reader, the book is expected to generate the research oriented contemplation on Indian indigenous knowledge system.

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Title Contents
Chapter No.Chapter TitleChapter AuthorPage No.
IntroductionR..M. Sarkar1
Traditional Ecological Farming Sustaining Soil and Human Health in Arunachal Pradesh, North East IndiaMihin Dollo and Prasanna K. Samal37
A Study on Jhumias and Factors Associated With Jhuming in MizoramVanlalruali and Sagar Mondal54
Scientific and Traditional knowledge: the agenda for 'mutual Validation'Debabrata Basu and Rupak Goswami88
Disperate Indigenous Dimensions of Thwarting Ailments in a Tribal CommunityR.M. Sarkar112
Traditional Agriculture: A Case of Tribal Community in OrissaHari Charan Behera137
Traditional Textiles of Bengal and the Indigenous Knowledge of the Weavers and EmbroiderersAtul Chandra Bhowmick158
Evaluation and Section of Folk Varieties of Mango in Gangetic West Bengal by Participatory Rural Folk Appraisalkalyan Chakraborti, Tuhinsri Sen and Monanjali Bandyopadhyay176
Survival of Ethnomedicine in the Modern Medical World: A Study Among the kadar Tribe of Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary in Tamil NaduK. Sasicoumar Brumot and T. Subramanyam Naidu206
Indigenous Knowledge of Tribal People on Forest: A Case of a Tribal Village in Paschim Medinipur District of West BengalSamares kumar das220
Zeme Naga EthnomedicineBabul Roy239
The Story of kamli: A Birhor Medicine-WomenBulu Imam225
Indigenous knowledge for Sustenance: An Introspection of Tribal IndiaAmitabha sarkar and Samira Dasgupta266
Horticulture on High Slopes: Knowledge System of the War Khashis of MeghalayaSumit Mukherjee298
Indigenous Marine fisheries Regulations and Management of Sundarban Coast, West Bengal, IndiaS.K. Pramanik and N.c. Nandi309
Bio-Piracy and Biprospecting of Traditional knowledge: Can ethics Influence Equity?D.C. Nanjunda321
Pattern and Perspective of Dingi: The Indigenous Boat in Sundarban RegionK. basu336
Traditional knowledge and Health Care Practices among the Chktia Bhunjia Tribe of OrissaBhubaneswar sabar357
Wood Craft and Traditional Wisdom among the Nicobarese of Katchal IslandK.M. Sinha Roy376
Island Ecology, Society and Dynamics of Resource Utilization: A Case of the Nicobarese Society of katchalUmesh Kumar and Samir Biswas392
Role of Indigenous Knowledge among the Apatanis for Sustainable livingArnab karar and Suvendu Kundu408
Knowledge and Practices of Ethnomedicinal plants among the Kamar Tribe of ChattisgarhNilanjan Khatua415
Kuki Tradition and shifting CultivationGeorge T. Haokip421
A Note on Ethnomedicine and Magical Practices Among the Tamangs of Darjeeling HimalayaGanesh Chandra mallick429
Interwoven pattern of Indigenous Healing in Folk Life - Rural Indian PerspectiveR.M. Sarkar444
Index465
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