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Ho: Changes in Society and Religion of the Ho of Singhbhum under British Colonial Rule, 1907-1932
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West Singhbhum district had for long been predominantly the homeland of the Ho and was often referred to as Ho disum or the country of the Ho. Ever since their intrusion into Singhbhum in the early 19th century, British administrators, missionaries, and anthropologists conducted ethnographic studies on the socioeconomic and cultural life and the religion of the Ho. Together with kno…

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Das Gupta, Sanjukta, “Ho: Changes in Society and Religion of the Ho of Singhbhum under British Colonial Rule, 1907-1932”, 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 24 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2665-9093_BERO_COM_031959>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20180920



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