This book gives a detailed account of Santal people and their life in a straightforward and uncomplicated manner. The book is the result of author s personal experience of living with santals for five years in the Santal Parganas. The book includes the origin of Santals, their daily life, customs and manners.
The subject matter has been developed with great care and comprises use of authentic source materials. The account of customs from birth to death and impact of Christianity is discussed in a subtle manner.