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ISBN: 9788182055353    Publisher: Isha Books Year of publishing: 2013     Format:  Hardback No of Pages: 540        Language: English
Description About The Author:- W.G. Acher carried has passion for poetry and Indian art into his administrative career spread over sixteen years in the Indian Civil Service. In December 1942, he was appointed...Read more
Description About The Author:- W.G. Acher carried has passion for poetry and Indian art into his administrative career spread over sixteen years in the Indian Civil Service. In December 1942, he was appointed Deputy Commissioner of the Santal Parganas. Before he finally left India on premature retirement, he worked as Additional Deputy Commissioner, Mokokchung in Nagaland from November 1946 to February 1948. After 1949, Archer emerged as an eminent specialist on Indian paintings, culture and poetry, and became Keeper of the Indian Department of Victoria and Albert Museum, London. His interest in Indian folk art reflects in the publication of The Vertical Man: A Study of Primitive Indian Sculpture (1947). His another book was published on Oraon poetry, The Dove and the Leopard (1948).Contents:- Contents, Glossary 8, VOLUME ONE, CIVIL LAW IN SANTAL SOCIETY, Preface 15, Part One, 1. The Machinery of Santal Justice 21, 2. The Village Community 36, Part Two, THE RIGHTS OF SANTAL MEN, 3. The Inner and the Greater Family 42, 4. Adoption 51, 5. The Illegitimate Child 60, 6. The Stepchild 74, 7. Guardians 77, 8. Custodians 82, 9. Guests and Creditors 86, 10. Servants 89, 11. Owners of Livestock 96, 12. Hunting and Fishing 98, Part Three, THE RIGHTS OF SANTAL WOMEN, 13. The Santal View of Woman 104, 14. Unmarried Daughters 107, 15. Married Daughters 113, 16. Wives 118, 17. Co-wives 124, 18. Widows 131, 19. Mothers 136, 6 Tribal Law and Justice, 20. Sisters 139, 21. Ghardi Jawae 141, 22. Ghar Jawae 154, Part Four, THE LAW OF MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE, 23. The Definition of a Santal Marriage 171, 24. The Standard Form of Wedding - Dol Bapla 174, 25. Two Methods of Economy - Golaeti and Tunki Dipli 189, 26. The Forcible Marriage - Iputut' 193, 27. Widows and Divorcees - Sangha 201, 28. Marriage by Intercourse - Kundal Napam 207, 29. Marriage by Capture - Or Ader 211, 30. Marriage by Intrusion - Nir Bolok' 216, 31. Elopement - Apangir 221, 32. Ghardi Jawae an d Ghar Jawae 225, 33. The Bride-price - Gonon Pon 230, 34. The Brother's Due - Bare Itat 238, 35. Divorce 244, Part Five, THE RITES OF CRISIS, 36. Birth 265, 37. Naming 271, 38. Sickness 279, 39. Death 286, Part Six, 40. The Trial of Santal Suits 301, VOLUME TWO, BITLAHA, A REPORT ON SANTAL CRIMINAL LAW, Preface 309, Part One, THE SETTING, 41. Criminal Justice in Tribal India 313, 42. The Santals and the Indian Penal Code 317, Part wo, THE SANTAL LAW, 43. Village Order and Discipline 323, Contents 7, 44. Village Welfare and Security 333, 45. The Menace of Witchcraft 344, 46. The Regulation of Sex 361, 47. The Significance of Food 378, 48. The Punishment of Crime 381, 49. The Bitlaha of Dikus 407, Part Three, THE FUTURE, 50. The Administration of Justice 418, VOLUME THREE, CIVIL JUSTICE IN TRIBAL INDIA WITH SPECIAL, REFERENCE TO THE SANTAL PARGANAS, 51. Systems of Tribal Justice 444, 52. Tribal Law and the Courts 452, 53. Tribal Justice in the Santal Parganas 467, 54. The Settlement and Santal Justice 480, 55. The Future of Santal Justice 486, APPENDICES, I. Christians and the Law 492, II. Special Oaths 499, III. Attesting Authorities 502, Bibluiography 519, Index 525About The Book:- This Book Seeks To Explain The Principles Of Tribal Law Which Santals Of The Santal Parganas Accept As Defining Their Civil Rights And Duties. These Principles Cover A Wide Range Of Subjects Such As The Rights Of Santal Men And Women, The Law Of Marriage And Divorce, The Claims Which Arise At The Crises Of Birth, Sickness And Death. Moreover, The Tribe As A Whole Is Also An Important Subject For Law And, Besides Explaining The Rights Of The Village Community, It Describes In Detail The Functions Of The Tribal Courts And The Duties Of Village Officials As Well As The Trial Of Santal Suits. The Influence Of Hindus, Muslims And Christians On Santal Laws Has Been Analysed As Well., About The Author:- W.G. Acher Carried Has Passion For Poetry And Indian Art Into His Administrative Career Spread Over Sixteen Years In The Indian Civil Service. In December 1942, He Was Appointed Deputy Commissioner Of The Santal Parganas. Before He Finally Left India On Premature Retirement, He Worked As Additional Deputy Commissioner, Mokokchung In Nagaland From November 1946 To February 1948. After 1949, Archer Emerged As An Eminent Specialist On Indian Paintings, Culture And Poetry, And Became Keeper Of The Indian Department Of Victoria And Albert Museum, London. His Interest In Indian Folk Art Reflects In The Publication Of The Vertical Man: A Study Of Primitive Indian Sculpture (1947). His Another Book Was Published On Oraon Poetry, The Dove And The Leopard (1948)., Content:- Contents, Glossary 8, Volume One, Civil Law In Santal Society, Preface 15, Part One, 1. The Machinery Of Santal Justice 21, 2. The Village Community 36, Part Two, The Rights Of Santal Men, 3. The Inner And The Greater Family 42, 4. Adoption 51, 5. The Illegitimate Child 60, 6. The Stepchild 74, 7. Guardians 77, 8. Custodians 82, 9. Guests And Creditors 86, 10. Servants 89, 11. Owners Of Livestock 96, 12. Hunting And Fishing 98, Part Three, The Rights Of Santal Women, 13. The Santal View Of Woman 104, 14. Unmarried Daughters 107, 15. Married Daughters 113, 16. Wives 118, 17. Co-Wives 124, 18. Widows 131, 19. Mothers 136, 6 Tribal Law And Justice, 20. Sisters 139, 21. Ghardi Jawae 141, 22. Ghar Jawae 154, Part Four, The Law Of Marriage And Divorce, 23. The Definition Of A Santal Marriage 171, 24. The Standard Form Of Wedding - Dol Bapla 174, 25. Two Methods Of Economy - Golaeti And Tunki Dipli 189, 26. The Forcible Marriage - Iputut' 193, 27. Widows And Divorcees - Sangha 201, 28. Marriage By Intercourse - Kundal Napam 207, 29. Marriage By Capture - Or Ader 211, 30. Marriage By Intrusion - Nir Bolok' 216, 31. Elopement - Apangir 221, 32. Ghardi Jawae An D Ghar Jawae 225, 33. The Bride-Price - Gonon Pon 230, 34. The Brother'S Due - Bare Itat 238, 35. Divorce 244, Part Five, The Rites Of Crisis, 36. Birth 265, 37. Naming 271, 38. Sickness 279, 39. Death 286, Part Six, 40. The Trial Of Santal Suits 301, Volume Two, Bitlaha, A Report On Santal Criminal Law, Preface 309, Part One, The Setting, 41. Criminal Justice In Tribal India 313, 42. The Santals And The Indian Penal Code 317, Part Wo, The Santal Law, 43. Village Order And Discipline 323, Contents 7, 44. Village Welfare And Security 333, 45. The Menace Of Witchcraft 344, 46. The Regulation Of Sex 361, 47. The Significance Of Food 378, 48. The Punishment Of Crime 381, 49. The Bitlaha Of Dikus 407, Part Three, The Future, 50. The Administration Of Justice 418, Volume Three, Civil Justice In Tribal India With Special, Reference To The Santal Parganas, 51. Systems Of Tribal Justice 444, 52. Tribal Law And The Courts 452, 53. Tribal Justice In The Santal Parganas 467, 54. The Settlement And Santal Justice 480, 55. The Future Of Santal Justice 486, Appendices, I. Christians And The Law 492, Ii. Special Oaths 499, Iii. Attesting Authorities 502, Bibluiography 519, Index 525
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