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Encyclopaedia of South-Asian tribes

Encyclopaedia of South-Asian tribes

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Published by Anmol Publications in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnology -- South Asia -- Encyclopedias.,
  • Tribes -- South Asia -- Encyclopedias.,
  • Tribes -- India -- Encyclopedias.,
  • South Asia -- Social life and customs -- Encyclopedias.,
  • India -- Social life and customs -- Encyclopedias.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesEncyclopedia of South-Asian tribes
    Statementedited by Satinder Kumar.
    GenreEncyclopedias.
    ContributionsKumar, Satinder.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN635.S57 E53 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination10 v. :
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22768126M
    ISBN 108126105178
    ISBN 109788126105175

    “The Encyclopaedia of Islam (New Edition) sets out the present state of our knowledge of the Islamic World. It is a unique and invaluable reference tool, an essential key to understanding the world of Islam, and the authoritative source not only for the religion, but also for the believers and the countries in which they embraces articles on distinguished Muslims of every age and. Studies in South Asian Culture: Edited for the Institute of South Asian Archaeology, University of Amsterdam: Volume II: Indonesian Prehistoric Tools, A Catalogue of the Houbolt Collection. Hooijer, C. R. edited by J. E. Van Lohuizen-De Leeuw. South Asian Diaspora Literature in English, compiled by Irene Joshi, University of Washington Libraries Southeast Asia Southeast Asia resources, a list including bibliographies and internet resources, prepared by the South/Southeast Library at UC Berkeley. The tribes speaking Indo-European languages, for instance, are known to be descendants of the people who migrated into India relatively recently from Central Asia and the Caucasus. It was also.

    The term East Asia defines the geographical region and/or the common cultural sphere of China, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Vietnam and Mongolia.


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× × cm. Photograph by Katie Chao. Zou or Zokam (literally "of the hills"), or Zo, Zomi, Yo, Yaw, or Jo, is a Northern Kuki-Chin language originating in northwestern Burma and spoken also in Manipur in northeastern India, where the name is spelled Zo. The name Zou is sometimes used as a cover term for the languages of all Kukish and Chin peoples, especially the Zo people.

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GUJARAT (Skt. Gurjará), a province of India on its northwestern t derives its name from the Indo-Iranian Gujar tribes, which entered north India around C.E. with the White Huns and established their presence in southern Rajasthan, with their headquarters at.

Many tribes, though now accepted as Baluch, are of known recent alien origin—from Iran (e.g., the Nowšērvānī), Afghanistan (e.g., the Bārakzay), Muscat (possibly the Bulēdī), or the Indus valley (the Gīčkī).

Most tribes are small, a few hundred or at most a thousand or so families.The Encyclopaedia Britannica ( Edition), in its Index section, simply states "Eran: see Iran." The capital of Iran, Teheran, also preserves the name of this Ephraimite clan.

This book does not assert or imply that modern Iranians are Israelites as it is clear from history that modern Iranians are principally Medo-Persian in racial origins.In the Indian subcontinent, HijraTemplate:Lower are eunuchs and transgender people who perform a specific social role in their communities - usually making a living as street performers - singing, dancing, and performing blessings for donations.

It is also traditional to have hijras perform at weddings and baby blessings. Also known as Aravani, Aruvani, Jagappa, the hijra community in India.