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Travels Amongst the Todas or the Study of a Primitive Tribe in South India Their History, Character, Customs, Religion, Infanticide, Polyandry, Language with Outlines of the Tuda Grammer
Longmans, Green and Co., London 1873 - London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1873 xx +271 pp with 26 B&W plates described as "permanent illustrations by the autotype process." THis ethnological study seen through the lense of phrenology was only the second book to use the new technology of photography for medical illustration purposes. The Todas are a very small ethnic group in South India whose DNA indicates a Mediterranean origin. There is some thought that they are a stranded remnant of Alexander the Greats's armies. Text is clean, tight and unmarked, endpapers are heavily glue-stained. Front hinge is starting.Green cloth boards have light rubbing. ., Cloth. Very Good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Catron Grant Books]
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