Item description for Economic Studies of Indigenous and Traditional Knowledge by Nirmal Sengupta...
This book deals with the traditional and indigenous knowledge of the common men and women of India---tribal and Dalit populations, fisher folk, craftsmen, artisans, and leather workers---which includes their agriculture, housing, and irrigation methods; medicinal knowledge; methods for collecting drinking water; and arts and culture. It establishes that the economic significance of such knowledge in the modern worldis being utilized in a wide variety of ways. Globally, indigenous knowledge is now recognized as an underutilized resource that can help to reduce poverty anda dormant reserve with considerable commercial potential.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.58" Width: 5.67" Height: 1.18" Weight: 1.23 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2007
Publisher Academic Foundation
ISBN 8171885861 ISBN13 9788171885862
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More About Nirmal Sengupta
<div><b>Nirmal Sengupta</b> is the author of numerous books, including <i>Irrigation: Traditional vs. Modern, A New Institutional Theory of Production, </i> and <i>Traditional Water Management Systems: Primitive or Precious?</i></div>
Nirmal Sengupta was born in 1946 and has an academic affiliation as follows - Madras Institute of Development Studies Indira Gandhi Institute of Dev.