IN SPITE OF GREAT ADVANCES IN FORMAL METHOD IN SOCIAL SCIENCE, MUCH OF THE UNDERSTANDING OF PERSISTING AND GENERAL RELATIONSHIPS DEPENDS UPON A GRASP THAT IS TOTALLY INDEPENDENT OF SOME FORMAL METHOD. IN ADVANCING SOCIAL SCIENCE, WE INVENT AND PRACTICE TECHNIQUE AND CULTIVATE A HUMANISTIC ART. (Robert Redfield)

ADIVASI (Tribes of India) Ethnographic Films by SATHYA MOHAN PV

Saturday, November 28, 2009

The Land of Dolpo


Filmed by Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf. Broadcast by the BBC in the 1960's and based on fieldwork carried out in central Nepal in the 1950's and 1960's. The film is part of a large archive of footage shot by Haimendorf in the Himalayas. It is put up with his permission. Other material will be put up in due course on www.alanmacfarlane.com (under 'Films'); see also www.digitalhimalaya.com.

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