Study of the Ethnonyms of Indian Tribes: An Investigation into Ecological and Economic Dimensions

  title={Study of the Ethnonyms of Indian Tribes: An Investigation into Ecological and Economic Dimensions},
  author={Sumahan Bandyopadhyay},
  journal={The Oriental Anthropologist},
  pages={395 - 403}
Ethnonym means the name of an ethnic group. The names of the group may be derived from various sources. Often these names or ethnonyms denote the ecological context to which a particular group belongs. The names are primarily studied with regard to socio-historical issues and social changes, identihJ questions or something of magico-religious significance. The present study however attempts to study the names of the ethnic groups (ethnonyms) in order to understand the delineation of tribe with… 

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