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The ghotul in muria society

Gell, Simeran Man Singh


This thesis is a field study of the Muria of Bastar district, Madhya Pradesh, India. The Muria Gonds are a tribal (adivasi) group practicing paddy agriculture in a heavily forested area. Chapters 1 to 7 of the thesis describe the setting, and the major features of Muria social structure. Chapters 8 to 10 are devoted to the most distinctive and well-known Muria social institutions, the Ghotul dormitory for the unmarried boys and girls of the village.

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Date published: 1984
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d70efd22a610


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