Work of the Fellows: Monographs

Culture and Power: Legend, Ritual, Bazaar, and Rebellion in a Bengali Society

By Ákos Östör (NHC Fellow, 1980–81)

Delhi: Sage, 1984

From the publisher’s description:

Akos Ostor′s work is an interpretive study of cultural forms and meaning in the social relations of everyday life in Vishnupur, India. Culture and Power considers basic issues of anthropology, problems in the study of social categories and concepts and the social reality, the impact of the West on India.

Subjects
Anthropology / Social Relations / Bengalis /

Östör, Ákos (NHC Fellow, 1980–81). Culture and Power: Legend, Ritual, Bazaar, and Rebellion in a Bengali Society. Delhi: Sage, 1984.