This book in its second edition, continues to present a detailed introduction to Indian society as it has existed from the ancient times right up to the modern age. All major aspects, be it social structures, institutions, daily life, processes of change or issues of current importance, have been covered comprehensively, and updated thoroughly.
The book is primarily meant for students of Sociology (both Hons. and General) of all universities in West Bengal. It will also be highly useful for students of M.A. (Sociology) of these universities, as well as professionals in the field of social service in West Bengal.