Project Description

The Bakkarwals of Jammu and Kashmir: Navigation through Nomadism

  • INR1,250/£25/$42
  • ISBN: 978-81-89738-48-8
  • Size: 285 x 250mm
  • 196pp, 150 gsm art paper (matt)
  • All colour
  • 133 photographs
  • Hard back with jacket
The book presents this almost entirely nomadic community, through an ethnography of their social association, religion, language, folklore and material culture, beliefs and indigenous knowledge.The book aims to sensitize the reader to the precariousness of the tribe’s lives, as also to their remarkable vitality and grace.

Anita Sharma


Anita Sharma Anita Sharma has studied at Pondicherry, Delhi and Oxford universities. She has conducted several years of ethnographic research on Himalayan communities including on the Sherthukpens of Arunachal Pradesh, the [...]

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