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Chenchus of the forests and plateaux a hunting-gathering tribe in transition by P. K. Bhowmick

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Published by Institute of Social Research and Applied Anthropology, Distributor, Subarnarekha in Calcutta .
Written in English



  • Andhra Pradesh (India)


  • Chenchu (Indic people) -- Social life and customs,
  • Andhra Pradesh (India) -- Social life and customs

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Backward tribe in Andhra Pradesh, India.

Edition Notes

Other titlesChenchus.
StatementP.K. Bhowmick.
ContributionsInstitute of Social Research and Applied Anthropology (Calcutta, India)
LC ClassificationsDS432.C488 B47 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 431 p. ;
Number of Pages431
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1377373M
LC Control Number92909458

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The Chenchus of the forests and plateaux: a hunting-gathering tribe in transition / P.K. Bhowmick. chenchus of koornul district: tradition and reality Rs. 7, per household (including income from honey), and it may be noted that one-third of inhabitants of buffer villages have reported Author: Alex Ivanov. Part of the Topics in Social Psychiatry book series (TSPS) Abstract Due to India’s recent massive urban growth, its tribal populations are being increasingly uprooted from their rural economies and traditional homes and villages to be relocated in urban slums and industrial areas, and confronted there with wholly uncertain new ways of Harsha N. Mookherjee, Samita Manna. The Chenchus of Andhra Pradesh (formerly Hyderabad) inhabit the hilly country north of the Kistna River, which forms the most northerly extension of the Nallamalai Hills and is generally known as the Amrabad Plateau.

Jul 10,  · During the reign of the Nizam, on the recommendation of Austrian anthropologist Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf, the Amrabad plateau was designated as the Chenchu Reserve for securing the lives and livelihood of Chenchus. The status was soon abolished because of the reservation of forests and later, the declaration of the tiger reserve. Sep 22,  · Chenchus stand guard to save the forests of Nallamala Nimmala Bayanna, long-headed and thickset, wields a bow and arrow not to hunt for food but to attack treasure hunters or trespassers in the lush green Nallamala forest which he inhabits. Dec 24,  · Chenchus are a Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group whose hamlets or Pentas dot the Nallamala forest range spread across four to five districts in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Author: Swathi Vadlamudi. Chenchu people. This article includes a list of references, but its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations. Chenchu man hunting, Nallamala Forests, Andhra Pradesh. The Chenchus are Adivasi, a designated Scheduled Tribe in the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and Odisha.

plateau—allows the Commonwealth to support the many different kinds of trees that make our forests unique and special. Use this book to learn about and explore the trees and forests where you live—on a tree-lined street, a timbered mountainside or in a wooded valley. The indigenous population consists of the Chenchus, a forest dwelling tribe who have remained cut off from the modern world even today. Farming is the primary occupation of the people in the plateaus while the Chenchus are still hunter gatherers. The hills were a hotbed of Naxal activities until of rock: Proterozoic. book is an amalgamation of anthropological, journalistic and activist approaches to the issue. Sharma, B.D. () on the other has analyzed globalization - the tribal encounter. It deals with some glimpses of tribal responses to the forcible opening up of their small world with the new economic policy or ‘globalization’ as its last version. Apr 21,  · This award-winning ethnographic documentary film made by Sathya Mohan PV, deals with the socio-economic and religious life of the Chenchus, .