Dimensions of Human Cultures in Central India (Professor S.K. Tiwari Felicitation Volume)
Abbasi, A.A. (Ed.)
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Book ID : 6301
ISBN-10 : 81-7625-186-0 / 8176251860
ISBN-13 : 978-81-7625-186-0 / 9788176251860
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316p., 25 cm.
CONTENTS:- I. Biographical: Brief information about Dr. S.K. Tiwari. 1. Shiv Kumar Tiwari: Lesser known life of my classmate/O.P. Trivedi. 2. Print on the rocks of time/S.K. Verma. 3. S.K. Tiwari's interest in discoveries and explorations/G.P. Mishra. 4. S.K. Tiwari's contribution in the field of biogeographical researches/A.C. Tiwari. 5. S.K. Tiwari's contribution in the field of environmental sciences and wildlife/Suman Lata Purohit. 6. S.K. Tiwari: the zoogeographer/S.P. Awasthi and Sushila Robinson. II. Social geography: 7. Intra and societal variation in agricultural developments in the Chattisgarh basin (M.P.)/S.K. Sharma. 8. Utilisation and development potential of forest resources in Bilaspur/H.S. Gupta and Vimal Patel. 9. A demographic study of Jabalpur (upto 1961)/J.P. Mishra. 10. New Millennium: emerging need for environment friendly development/Santosh Shukla. 11. Brick killns menace in urban environment: a case study of Ujjain & its environs/M.K. Nath. 12. Pattern of carrying capacity of land in Bilaspur district (M.P.)/Vimal Patel. 13. Utilization of Forest Products in Vindhyan scarpement region of M.P./Uma Mishra and Swati Tiwari. 14. Family planning and status of women in India/G.D. Pandey. 15. Rice cultivation in Bengal-a study in the context of Indian sub-continent/Badal Chandra Mukherjee. 16. Study of the changing family structure and roles in rural community of Bundelkhand region/Pranay Purohit and N.N. Awasthi. III. History, culture and archaeology: 17. Ancient history of Naga tribe of Central India and their cultural contributions/R.K. Sharma. 18. Afghan princes in Jabalpur: a peep into the Grim past of Indo-Afghan relations/M.C. Choubey. 19. Archaeological explorations in Dindori and Seoni districts and excavations at Ghodamada (1998-99)/V.D. Jha. 20. Saint Parnath and his synthesis of all religions/P.S. Mukharya. 21. Totems and the cult of Yoginis/Richa Tiwari. 22. Influence of the proto-historic cultures over the Megalithic culture/P. Ramachandra Murthy. 23. Kalara temple at Nagpura-a critical study/Shiva Kant Dwivedi. 24. The origin and development of metallurgy in eastern India/Pranab K. Chattopadhyay. 25. Behati-new light on Gupta architecture in Madhya Pradesh/D. Dayalan. 26. Laljal rock-painting/B. Samanta. 27. Efflorescence on pottery-a study/D. Dutta Gupta. 28. Terracotta decorative bricks of Tulabhita-a study in its perspective/Tapas Banerjee. 29. Photography-a better medium for numismatic documentation/Shiharan Nandy. IV. Tribal life: 30. Fifty years of Independence and the economic development of scheduled tribes: a study of Baiga primitive tribe of M.P./Y.G. Joshi. 31. Economic factor in context of curative health in care amongst Pandro tribe/D.K. Mishra, B.K. Tiwari and R.S. Tiwari. 32. Birth related practices in hill Korwas: a primitive tribe of Madhya Pradesh/G.D. Pandey and Alpana Abbad. 33. Health care system for indigenous people the need of hour/K. Madan Gopal. 34. Socio-economic study of hill Korwa tribe/Sangeeta Shukla and Kaveri Dabhadker. 35. Tribal Terracotta art object offerings and their making: some observations with special reference to Bengal/Atul Chandra Bhowmick.
This is a volume brought out to felicitate Dr. S.K. Tiwari, formerly Professor of Geography and presently Head, Department of Tribal Studies, Rani Durgavati University, Jabalpur, M.P. on his 60 birthday. This volume comprises forty research papers divided in various sections. These are preceded by an independent section outlining the academic achievements of Dr. Tiwari and Tributes paid to him by his friends, students and admirers. The papers in this volume cover a wide range of subjects pertaining to the Human Cultures of India with special reference to Geography and Tribal Studies of central India-a theme in which Dr. Tiwari has rendered great services. Among those who have contributed research papers included in this volume are senior scholars and specialists in the areas of their respective studies as well as bright young scholars seeking a niche for themselves in the groves of Academe.