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The Rajbansis of North Bengal

By Charu Chandra Sanyal

Price : Rs800.00 | $ 0.00

Published by  : The Asiatic Society, Kolkata

Pages : 272 pp plates

Year : 2002

ISBN : 81-7236-131-9

Foreword. Preface. 1. Distribution, environment and character of Northern Rajbansis. 2. The material culture of the Rajbansis. 3. Birth customs. 4. Marriage customs, inheritence, types of marriage, Porua or Gotra. 5. Death and its attendant ceremonies. 6. Social relations. 7. Religious beliefs and practices. 8. Supernatural agencies and their propitiation. 9. Riddles. 10. Songs: music and musical instruments. 11. Quarrel between two villagers. 12. Dialect of the Rajbansis and an outline of grammar. 13. Vocabulary. Index
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