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Asur, a study of primitive iron-smelters.

K. K Leuva

Asur, a study of primitive iron-smelters.

by K. K Leuva

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Published by Bharatiya Adimjati Sevak Sangh in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asur (Indic people)

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS432 A8 L4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination234p.
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14344873M

    Shifting cultivation is a class of primitive subsistence agriculture. In this, a plot of land is cleared by the farmer. This is done by felling the trees and burning them. The ashes are then mixed with soil and crops are grown. After some time, the land is abandoned and the farmer moves to a different place.   To the ancient Egyptians, iron was known as the “metal of heaven,” says the University College London. “In the hieroglyphic language of the ancient Egyptians it was pronounced ba-en-pet.

    Health Problem of the Aged Women: -A Case Study of the Santhal of Hazaribag --Ms. Ruma Kumari Sinha Culture Change in Tribes of Bihar --Ms. Ruma Kitnari Sinha Ethnographic Profile of the Asur --Ms. Subh Lata Kumari Socio-Economic and Regligious Life of the Birhor --Raj Nardan Singh . Required Cookies & Technologies. Some of the technologies we use are necessary for critical functions like security and site integrity, account authentication, security and privacy preferences, internal site usage and maintenance data, and to make the site work correctly for browsing and transactions.

    Recently an interesting book, It is believed that a nomadic group known as Asur had introduced the craft of iron smelting in this region (It is interesting to note that the name Asur Birjia – the Iron Smelters. The Birjia is one of the most primitive tribes of Bihar. About this Item: Hardcover. Condition: New. ABOUT THE BOOK: Anthropology is the study of man in a holistic way. One fundamental necessity of anthropological research is the exercise to keep the studies out of any bias or pre-conceived, value- loaded thought, which in turn calls for a rigid exclusion of value judgements.


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Asur, a study of primitive iron-smelters by K. K Leuva Download PDF EPUB FB2

Asur— a primit ive tribe of Jharkhand— were the ones who first mad e iron in the world now are threatened with extinction. They are traditional iron smelters and metal workers; ancient metal relics discovered from various Asur sites in modern times.

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Software An illustration of two photographs. Full text of "The Asur A Study Of Primitive Iron Smelters". The tribes like Asur, Agaria, Kol, Cheeroo and Kharia were some of the primitive iron smelters of central and eastern India.

These tribal people live in the dense hill and plateau region close to the source of the raw materials. They smelted iron not only to fulfill. The Asur-A Study on their Changing Economy. Asur of Jharkhand- A Glimpse of their Material Culture. Economy of a Primitive Tribe in Jharkhand. Sauria Paharia Economy in Time Perspective -A Case of Sahebganj District.

Role of Non-timber Forest Products in Traditional Economic System and Cultural Practices of a Primitive Tribal Group. According to KK Leuva, author of the treatise The Asur: A Study of Primitive Iron Smelters, evidence exists that Asurs are perhaps, among.

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The Asur. A Study of primitive Iron-Smelters. (Vorwort: Verrier Elwin). The Asurs are mentioned in the myths and oral epics of other Ādivāsī tribes. One of these is the Asur Kahani, a Munda oral epic in which the Asurs are described as a race of mighty iron smelters who were punished by the tribal sun god, Singbonga.

The Asurs also receive scholarly. Traditionally, the Asur have been the iron smelters and slash burn cultivators. They used to prepare charcoal from green salwood on the bank of river tanks. They used to smelt iron ore and supply iron to Lohara for the preparation of iron tools.

But forest acts and regulations have snatched away their traditional rights over the forest. What about the so-called “primitive” Adivasis, the Asurs, on whose land this school was built?Did a young Asur boy ever find admission to this majestic school even as a gesture of compensation for the government having taken away the land belonging to his family?.

Through the character of Ganeshwar “Gonu” Singh, the author has thrown some much-required light on the. Asurs, she says, were once iron smelters, but now the village doesn’t have a smelting unit. Chamru says he used to make small weapons, “but I have forgotten all that now”.

According to one of the theories, the Magadh Empire benefited a lot from the weapons the Asurs made. “Their iron does not catch rust. (Source: Express photo Shreya Das) Bucking the trend, members of the primitive Asur tribe from Jharkhand will showcase their expertise in iron smelting to the public here during the five-day Durga Puja festival, organisers said on Asur tribe claim their descent from the buffalo-headed demon Mahishashur and mourn the slaying of their ancestor by Goddess Durga as the rest of the.

Ranchi: For the first time ever, a youth belonging to the primitive Asur tribe has jumped into the electoral fray from Bishunpur assembly segment in Gumla. Page - This having been done, and the fluid iron run in, a rapid boiling up of the metal will be heard going on within the vessel.

the metal being tossed violently about and dashed from side to side, shaking the vessel by the force with which it moves.

From the throat of the converting vessel, flame will then immediately issue, accompanied by a few bright sparks.5/5(1). As we've noted with the release of several previous videos, the Primitive Technology YouTube channel seems to be gradually headed towards the age of metallurgy.

This channel started out with simple videos on how to build tools and shelters in the Australian jungle, and has gradually evolved into more complex items.

Most recently, he developed a sophisticated hydraulic hammer and several. The primitive tribes of Andaman and Nicobar Islands and their future/Manis Kumar Raha. The Shompens and their economic activities/Ashok K. Pandey. The Asur the study on their changing economy/Partha Das and Nabakumar Duary.

Asur of Jharkhand a glimpse of their material culture/Pratibha Kumari. Leuva, K. () The Asur: a Study of Primitive Iron-Smelters. New Delhi: Bharatiya Adimjati Sevak Sangh.

Minegishi, M. () “Santali-English-Japanese wordlist-A preliminary report.”. RANCHI: For the first time ever, a youth belonging to the primitive Asur tribe has jumped into the electoral fray from Bishunpur assembly segment in Gumla.

The Agarias are a primitive tribe as men-tioned in ancient literature and research thesis but the Jharkhand State Government kept from them their glorious past and even the reality of their identity and intentionally labelled them as belonging to the Other Backward Classes (OBC).

They were initially iron-smelters from Madhya Pradesh, Central India. primitive technology and cultural history. Thus, a number ofattempts toreconstruct andtoworkAfrican smelting furnaces have beenmade inSouth Africa over thelastfiftyyears5, Astudy ofprehistoric metal technology forms part of the experimental research programme of the Archaeological Research Unit () attheUniversity.

The Agaria are another group of tribal iron-smelters residing in the forested Central Indian highlands. Mythologically, the Agaria trace their origin from the "twelve Asur brothers" the sons of Sabar Sai, their ancestral deity.

Like the Asur of Jharkhand, the Agaria worship Lohasur (God of Iron [ore]), Agyasur (God of Fire), and Koelasur (God of Charcoal).A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.