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The Khasis by P. R. T. Gurdon

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Number of Pages180
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ISBN 10140681024X
ISBN 109781406810240

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Khasis [P.R. Gurdon] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(1). I found this book an excellent description of the original Khasi/Jaintia and Garo culture. it was quite a revelation for me to know that a lot of areas in Assam were inhabited by the Khasis. A must read for anyone interested in the Khasi culture/5(3). Atra-Hasis is the title of an 18th-century BC Akkadian epic recorded in various versions on clay is named for its protagonist, Atrahasis, whose name means "exceedingly wise". The Atra-Hasis tablets include both a creation myth and a flood account, which is one of three surviving Babylonian deluge stories. The name "Atra-Hasis" also appears on one of the . M. Sasikumar’s Matriliny among the Khasis attempts to resuscitate interest in kinship studies by revisiting Khasi matriliny as practised in the current geopolitical state of Meghalaya. It is a book that describes change by juxtaposing tradition and modernity and exploring continuities and discontinuities in the institution of matriliny among the : Rashi Bhargava.

Khasi is the language spoke by Khasis, which is an Austro- Asiatic language. It is the part of the Mon-Khmer group of languages. Festivals. The major festival celebrated by Khasis is Nongkrem. It is a five day religious festival which falls in the month of November every year. amongst the Khasis ancestors Assam Assamese ba'n Bahnar bamboo baroh betel-nut Bhoi blei bones briew called ceremony Cherra Cherrapunji clan cloth cultivation custom dance deceased durbar erected female fowls Garos goddess haba haduh hangta head husband Iawbei India inhabitants Intermarriage Jaintia Hills Jaintia Hills district Jirang jong. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gurdon, P.R.T. (Philip Richard Thornhagh), Khasis. London: Macmillan and Co., (OCoLC) Special Categories: Audio Book, computer-generated Audio Book, human-read Compilations Data Music, recorded Music, Sheet Other recordings Pictures, moving Pictures, still Recent: last 24 hours last 7 The Khasis (Khasi) (as Author).

Get this from a library! The Khasis,. [P R T Gurdon] OCLC Number: Description: xxvii, pages 11 plates (1 color) 6 color portrait 23 cm. The textbook also gives some wrong information on the marriage rituals of the Khasis. Sharing the pictures of the parts of the textbook that gives information about the Khasis on Facebook, Mukhim wrote, “I am shocked and appalled by what’s written about the Khasi people in this ISC Class XII Sociology text : NE NOW NEWS. Page 76 - But among their neighbors, the closely related Khasis of the adjacent Khasi hills, after one or two children are born, and if a married couple get on well together the husband frequently removes his wife and family to a house of his own. While she lives in her mother's house, all her earnings (which are mainly derived from cultivation of the soil) are given to her mother, who . Letter Book of the East India Company," p refers to the orange and lemon of Garhwal, Sikkim, and Khasia as having been carried by Arab Khasis and Syntengs are of common occurrence, the result being that the children in many cases are ignorant of even the names of their fathers. For the mother, on the other hand, the children cherish a2/5.