R Rosin

R Thomas Rosin

Individual Type
Emeriti Faculty
Sonoma State University, Department of Anthropology
Knowledge / Expertise
Interest/Specialty Areas Social Anthropology, cognition and computation, ethno-hydrology, Peasant Activist, Land Reform, India Independence in Princely States
Geographic Area(s) of Expertise South Asia, Rajputana/Rajasthan

Trained at both University of Chicago (1960-61) and the University of California at Berkeley for Ph.D. (1968), Rosin conducted research in India spanning 1962-2004. His book studying land reform was followed by articles in journals and books focusing on cognition, choice and action generating changing patterns in architecture, family & household structure, landscape and watershed, ecological adaptation, the recycling of wastes, and entrepreneurial and political activism turning princely subjects into citizens.

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