Presents a comprehensive, indepth and updated socio-cultural profile of the Tharu and their habitat.
Indepth documentation of various facets of all activities that can be clubbed as artistic, since it takes into consideration the term Arts and Crafts in its widest sense.
Analyses importance of arts and crafts and its functional place in a society.
Unique book containing numerous colour, black & white photographs, line Drawings and illustrative tables at appropriate places, which makes it vivid and comprehensible.
Suggests ways in which the various indigenous Artistic activities can be innovated upon to create exquisite marketable products which would be economically viable for the tribals.
Helpful Bible for welfare and development agencies who can derive from this microscopic Study to formulate macroscopic welfare programmes.