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Maria Murder and Suicide Hardcover – October 31, 1991

ISBN-13: 978-0195628548 ISBN-10: 0195628543 Edition: 2nd

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 322 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press; 2 edition (October 31, 1991)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0195628543
  • ISBN-13: 978-0195628548
  • Product Dimensions: 5.8 x 0.8 x 8.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #6,924,036 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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with a foreword by the late Sir W.V. Grigson

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`A most interesting anthropological study of the Maria tribe which is distinguished by the bison-horn ornaments worn by the men at their marriage dances.'

Times Literary Supplement

`Mr Elwin describes these simple and lovable people well ... Deeply interesting is the explanation Mr Elwin suggests for the prevalence of crime due to emotional distress among the Maria.'

New Statesman and Nation

`Few books would furnish better material for a real understanding of the life of the aborigines ... There is not a single dull page.'

Journal of the Gujarat Research Society
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