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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, Marine Carrin (Editor-in-Chief), Michel Boivin, Gérard Toffin, Paul Hockings, Raphaël Rousseleau, Tanka Subba, Harald Lambs-Tyche (Section Editors). Consulted online on 02 December 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2665-9093_BERO_COM_031959>
First published online: 2019



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