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Castes and Tribes of Southern India : Volume II (Illustrated) By Edgar Thurston
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Castes and Tribes of Southern India is a seven-volume book of social groups of Madras Presidency and the princely states of Travancore, Mysore, Coorg and Pudukkottai. “The practice of human... More > sacrifice, or Meriah rite, has been abolished within the memory of men still living, and replaced by the equally efficacious slaughter of a buffalo or sheep. And I have notes on a substituted ceremony, in which a sacrificial sheep is shaved so as to produce a crude representation of a human being, a Hindu sect mark painted on its forehead, a turban stuck on its head, and a cloth around its body. The picturesque, but barbaric ceremony of hook-swinging is now regarded with disfavour by Government, and, some time ago, I witnessed a tame substitute for the original ceremony, in which, instead of a human being with strong iron hooks driven through the small of his back, a little wooden figure, dressed up in turban and body cloth, and carrying a shield and sabre, was hoisted on high and swung round.”< Less
Hand Pump Repair By Lifewater International
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Many people throughout the developing world rely on a hand pump for their water supply. But, like any other mechanical device, hand pumps wear out and break. The causes and the frequency of... More > malfunction are affected by many variables. Keeping the pumps working – “hand pump sustainability” - is a critical problem with many facets. This manual has been written to address one of those facets, the shortage of trained pump repair technicians. It introduces repair technicians to the technical skills, knowledge, and attitudes that are considered necessary for a successful pump repair program.< Less
Hand Pump Repair By Lifewater International
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Many people throughout the developing world rely on a hand pump for their water supply. But, like any other mechanical device, hand pumps wear out and break. The causes and the frequency of... More > malfunction are affected by many variables. Keeping the pumps working – “hand pump sustainability” - is a critical problem with many facets. This manual has been written to address one of those facets, the shortage of trained pump repair technicians. It introduces repair technicians to the technical skills, knowledge, and attitudes that are considered necessary for a successful pump repair program.< Less