Structure of Chin Society

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STRUCTURE of CHIN SOCIETY, a TRIBAL PEOPLE of BURMA ADAPTED to a NON-WESTERN CIVILIZATION. With several photographs and fold-out maps. the structure of the society and culture of the various Chin tribes relects their adaptation to an environment in which neighboring civilizations are as important as their own physical habitat. Contents include: Introduction. Habitat, Identity, and History of Chin. Chin Land Use and Agriculture, Land Tenure and Inheritance. Southern Chin Social Systems. Northern Chin Social Systems. Aspects of Northern Chin Economics. Some Conceptual Structures in Chin Religion. Chin Attitudes and Psychological Orientations. Recent Social and Cultural Changes. General and Theoretical Conclusions. Bibliography. Indexa and Glossary.

  • New Paperback 15.5*23 cm, 244 pp.


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Condition: Used, light wear to edges and corners; sunfading to spine, with one small tear to spine paper
Shipping Weight: 1.3lbs
Published: 1963

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