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Fürer-Haimendorf, Christoph von 1909-1995

Overview
Works: 198 works in 791 publications in 6 languages and 10,265 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Conference papers and proceedings  History  Pictorial works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogs 
Roles: Author, Director, Editor, Contributor, Publishing director, Other, Photographer, Creator, Recipient
Classifications: DS432.N3, 301.2954165
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Most widely held works by Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf
The Konyak Nagas : an Indian frontier tribe by Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf( Book )

9 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sherpas of Nepal : Buddhist highlanders by Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf( Book )

37 editions published between 1964 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morals and merit : a study of values and social controls in South Asian societies by Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf( Book )

23 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tribes of India : the struggle for survival by Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf( Book )

34 editions published between 1981 and 1994 in English and German and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One phenomenon inherent in the nature of the plural society of the Indian subcontinent is the coexistence often in a narrow space of populations varying greatly in the level of material and intellectual development. Confrontation and eventual harmonization are the two possible outcomes of such a state of affairs, and this book focusses on the social problems created by the mounting influence of economically advanced and politically powerful groups on autochthonous societies which persisted until recently in an archaic and in many respects primitive life-style. A full understanding of the disruption caused by this impact within the whole fabric of tribal life cannot be gained from generalizations embracing the totality of the forty millions of Indian tribal populations
The Apa Tanis and their neighbours : a primitive civilization of the eastern Himalayas by Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf( Book )

27 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inhabiting a secluded valley in the Eastern Himalayas, the Apa Tanis remained virtually unknown to the outside world until 1944-45 when the author spent several months in their villages, studying their internal social structure as well as their political and economic relations with neighbouring tribes. The economy of the Apa Tanis, who knew neither the principle of animal traction nor the wheel, resembled that of certain Neolithic societies, but the methods used in the exploitation of their natural environment were far from primitive, and a developed agriculture enabled a population of some 2
Caste and kin in Nepal, India and Ceylon; anthropological studies in Hindu-Buddhist contact zones by Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf( Book )

27 editions published between 1966 and 1979 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Himalayan barbary by Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf( Book )

28 editions published between 1955 and 1956 in 3 languages and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Himalayan traders by Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf( Book )

18 editions published between 1974 and 1988 in English and Chinese and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Himalayan tribe : from cattle to cash by Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf( Book )

13 editions published in 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Culture and morality : essays in honour of Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf( Book )

8 editions published in 1981 in English and German and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forgotten kingdoms in Sumatra by F. M Schnitger( Book )

24 editions published between 1939 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Naked Nagas by Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf( Book )

38 editions published between 1939 and 2004 in English and German and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asian highland societies in anthropological perspective by Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf( Book )

17 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Expanded versions of papers, presented at a 1978 New Delhi seminar, on the Himalayan Region
The Gonds of Andhra Pradesh : tradition and change in an Indian tribe by Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf( Book )

15 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tribal populations and cultures of the Indian subcontinent by Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf( Book )

9 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contributions to the anthropology of Nepa( Book )

15 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Return to the naked Nagas : an anthropologist's view of Nagaland 1936-1970 by Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf( Book )

15 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The aboriginal tribes of Hyderabad by Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf( Book )

in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthropology in the development process by Hari Mohan Mathur( Book )

6 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

South Asian societies : a study of values and social controls by Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf( Book )

19 editions published between 1966 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Tribes of India : the struggle for survival
Alternative Names
Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf antropoloog uit Oostenrijk (1909-1995)

Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf Austrian ethnologist

Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf österreichischer Ethnologe

Führer-Haimendorf, C. von

Fuhrer-Haimendorf, C. von 1909-1995

Führer-Haimendorf, Christoph von

Führer-Haimendorf, Christoph von 1909-1995

Führer von Haimendorff, Christoph

Fürer-Haimendorf, C. von 1909-1995

Furer-Haimendorf, Christoph von 1909-

Furer-Haimendorf, Christoph von 1909-1995

Haimendorf, Christoph Fürer- 1909-1995

Haimendorf, Christoph von 1909-1995

Haimendorf, Christoph von F.- 1909-1995

Haimendorf, Christoph von Fürer-.

Haimendorf Christoph von Fürer- 1909-1995

Von Fürer-Haimendorf, Christoph

Von Fürer-Haimendorf, Christoph 1909-

克里斯托夫·馮·菲雷爾-海門多夫

Languages
English (381)

German (11)

Chinese (4)

French (2)

Spanish (1)

Dutch (1)

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The Apa Tanis and their neighbours : a primitive civilization of the eastern HimalayasTribal populations and cultures of the Indian subcontinent