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Author Misra, Bhabagrahi
Title Community, Self and Identity
Imprint Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter, Inc., 1978
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Descript 1 online resource (327 pages)
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Series World Anthropology Ser
World Anthropology Ser
Note Intro -- General Editor's Preface -- Introduction -- SECTION ONE: COMMUNITY IN SOUTH ASIAN CULTURES -- Gods, Kings, and the Caste System in India -- Commercial Economy of an Urban Temple in India: A Shift from Inheritance to Consignment Rights -- The Indian Caste Community as a Social System -- Social Cohesion and Reciprocation in a Tibetan Community in Nepal -- SECTION TWO: CULTURES OF THE SOVIET UNION -- Interaction of Cultures Among Peoples of the USSR -- Development of Traditional Aspects of National Culture in the Soviet Central Asian Republics -- SECTION THREE: COMMUNITY AND WORLD JUDAISM -- The Jews as an Ethnic Group in the Americas During the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries -- Ancestor Memorialism: A Comparison of Jews and Japanese -- Some Functional and Structural Aspects of Family Life in a Communal Society: The Financial Sector of the Kibbutz Family -- Jewish Communities as Cultural Units -- SECTION FOUR: COMMUNAL SOCIETY IN AMERICA -- Eschatological Living: Religious Experience in the Shaker Community -- Religious Orientation of the Communal Counter-Culture: God, Nature, and Mysticism in Contemporary Society -- Rituals of Community in an American Religious Youth Group Meeting -- The Country Place: An Intentional, Therapeutic Community -- Ethnography of Religious Factors in a Politically Oriented Communal Group of New England -- Aspects of Personality in a Communal Society -- Communitarian Experiments and the Self -- Biographical Notes -- Index of Names -- Index of Subjects
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Misra, Bhabagrahi Community, Self and Identity Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter, Inc.,c1978 9789027976505
Subject Communities -- Congresses.;Identity (Psychology) -- Congresses.;Religion and sociology -- Congresses.;Group identity -- Congresses
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Alt Author Preston, James
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