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Dongria Kond: Perspectivism in Tribal India
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In this article, I relate my previous ethnographic studies of the Dongria Kond in Odisha, India, to the recent “ontological turn” and the concept of “animism” as defined by E. Viveiros de Castro, P. Descola, T. Ingold, and others. N. Bird-David was one of the first anthropologists with rese…

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Hardenberg, Roland, “Dongria Kond: Perspectivism in Tribal India”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of the Religions of the Indigenous People of South Asia Online, Edited by: Marine Carrin (Editor-in-Chief), University of Toulouse Jean Jaurès, Michel Boivin, Centre for South Asian Studies (CNRS-EHESS), Gérard Toffin, Centre d’Études Himalayennes, Paul Hockings, University of Illinois at Chicago, Raphaël Rousseleau, Université de Lausanne, Tanka Subba, North-Eastern Hill University, Harald Lambs-Tyche, University of de Picardie-Jules Verne. Consulted online on 23 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2665-9093_BERO_COM_031977>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20180921



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