Information and behavior in a Sikh village
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Information and behavior in a Sikh village social organization reconsidered by Murray J. Leaf

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • India,
  • Punjab

Subjects:

  • Sikhs,
  • Villages -- India -- Punjab -- Case studies

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 275-282.

Statement[by] Murray J. Leaf.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS432.S5 L43
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 296 p.
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4770776M
ISBN 100520021150
LC Control Number78172390

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Murray John Leaf (born June 1, ) is an American social and cultural was born in New York City in , and grew up in Tucson, Arizona. After active duty for training in the United States Army Reserves in , he attended the University of Arizona and Reed College, receiving a B.A. in Philosophy from Reed in He received a Ph.D. in Social Anthropology from the. Sikh is a Punjabi word which means in the Punjabi language is 'disciple'. According to some other approach, the word Sikh derives from 'Seekh' this means learner. Sikhs are the disciples of God who follow the writings and teachings of the 'Ten Sikh Gurus'. This symbolizes the Guru's ring to Sikh and the never-ending bond with the Guru and among each other who belong to the Khalsa brotherhood. Similarly, the circle represents personal restraint and continually reminds the Sikh of ideal behavior even when facing weakness; 4) Kaccha represents a pair of boxer shorts and symbolizes continence and a. 1. Author(s): Leaf,Murray J Title(s): Information and behavior in a Sikh village; social organization reconsidered. Country of Publication: United States Publisher.

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