Accession Number:

AD0683450

Title:

A CEREMONIAL OX OF INDIA. THE MITHAN IN NATURE, CULTURE, AND HISTORY- WITH NOTES ON THE DOMESTICATION OF COMMON CATTLE,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

TEXAS UNIV AT AUSTIN

Report Date:

1967-10-15

Pagination or Media Count:

360.0

Abstract:

A report is given of a detailed study of the cultural geography of the mithan Bos frontalis, a domesticated bovine that is not milked. Topics include the physical and behavioral characteristics of the mithan its role in several ethnic groups of India its role in society and economy and its domestication, with reference to the domestication of common cattle.

Subject Categories:

  • Sociology and Law
  • Biology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE