Banjaras of Medieval Deccan: Trade, Transport and Itinerant Communities


Dr.  Saidulu Bhukya

vi,242 p.; 2021

Includes bibliographical references.

ISBN-13/ EAN: 978-93-81512-78-4 (Hardbound)

ISBN-10: 93-81512-78-7 (Hardbound)

INR 1249.00


LC Subject heading

1. Lambadi (Indic people)–Commerce–India–Deccan–History. 

2. Lambadi (Indic people)–Transportation–India–Deccan–History. 

3. Lambadi (Indic people)–Social life and customs. 

4. Deccan (India)–Social life and customs.­­­­­­

Bisac Sub: (SOC000000) Social Science / General

About the Book

This book speaks about one of the itinerant communities of medieval Deccan. This help students and scholars in historical and sociological study about one of the medieval communities and culture. This book is an attempt to bring awareness about migrating communities and their culture. It may not contribute scholars in doing research on massive scale but may give some idea about nomadic, itinerant and migrating communities of medieval Deccan and also about their culture. Though scope might not be massive but try to bring issue comprehensively. In the study of medieval migrations, culture and settlements in deccan the reader may assess the conditions prevailed by then.

About the Author

Dr. Saidulu Bhukya is a lectures at University College for Women, Koti, Hyderabad. He received his Ph.D from Osmania University, Hyderabad and was granted Junior Research Fellowship by Indian Council for Historical Research (ICHR), New Delhi. The area of his study is around migrations, tribes and on other itinerant communities of late medieval deccan. He was also funded by the same ICHR, New Delhi for Post-Doctoral   Fellowship. To his credit he has published article is renowned Journals and edited volumes.


Preface–Foreword–Introduction–Aspects of Trade and Merchant Communities in Pre-Colonial Deccan–Itinerant Banjara Community and their Trading Pattern in late Medieval and Pre-Colonial Deccan–Discarding Nomadism For Settled Life–Cultural and Socio-Economic Practices of Banjara, The Moving Community–Conclusion–Bibliography–List of Figures

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