A Forgotten Book by a Marginalised Anthropologist

@article{Guha2019AFB,
  title={A Forgotten Book by a Marginalised Anthropologist},
  author={Abhijit Guha},
  journal={Social Change},
  year={2019},
  volume={49},
  pages={493 - 506}
}
The idea of conducting an anthropological survey on the famine-affected people in Bengal in 1943 was planned and executed by a low profile teacher named Tarak Chandra Das. T.C. Das was not a member of any political party nor did he run any NGO. Indeed, he is a forgotten personality in the annals of Indian anthropology despite his original and groundbreaking contributions to social anthropology and sociology. Historiographers and encyclopaedia writers of Indian anthropology have simply forgotten… 
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