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The People of South Asia

The People of South Asia

the biological anthropology of India, Pakistan, and Nepal

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Published by Plenum Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Asia,
  • South Asia.
    • Subjects:
    • Anthropometry -- South Asia.,
    • Physical anthropology.,
    • South Asia -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      Statementedited by John R. Lukacs.
      ContributionsLukacs, John R.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN58.S64 P46 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiv, 465 p. :
      Number of Pages465
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3184272M
      ISBN 100306414074
      LC Control Number83027058

      The People of South Asia The Biological Anthropology of India, Pakistan, and Nepal.   Book lovers meeting online to discuss authors, book themes, and current affairs offer each other emotional support, lower stress, and help members connect with others. They take members’ minds.

      Like language, religion has also divided the people of South Asia. The major religions in the subcontinent are Hinduism, Islam, Sikhism, Buddhism, and Christianity. The chart below shows the different religions in South Asia and the percent of the more than billion people who practice each of them.   In recent years, this has enabled his research to move beyond the political borders to South Asia to uncover transnational legal geographies of commerce, migration and rights across Africa, Southeast Asia and the Carribean. Professor De’s book A People’s Constitution: Law and Everyday Life in the Indian Republic (Princeton University Press.

      Contact. Department of South Asia Studies University of Pennsylvania Williams Hall 36th and Spruce Streets Philadelphia, PA Phone: ()   This often takes the form of tourist visa-holders overstaying their permits, but smuggling and trafficking of people is also frequent. Asia includes the Middle East, but we focus here on South Asia (the Indian subcontinent), East Asia, and Southeast Asia, with some discussion of Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific islands.


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