Food, Community, and the Spirit World: An Indian Village Study

This is an ethnographic study of Hindu food beliefs, language, and practices in a rural community of Karnataka State, India. It provides the reader with an unusually detailed view of the intersections of language, food, and social relationships. Food is viewed as an important structuring aspect of the Hindu world view. Includes bibliography and more than 100 photographs. More

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About Stanley Regelson

Stanley Regelson, Ph.D. (1931-2016) was an anthropological linguist who did his principal field research in Karnataka State, India, on the subject of food and food-related language and practices.

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