Book deals with the different societies existing and which existed in India.
David Goodman Mandelbaum (August 22, 1911, Chicago - April 19, 1987) was an American anthropologist. He majored in anthropology at Northwestern University, studying with Melville J. Herskovits. His major published work dealt with the PlainsCree people of Saskatchewan, Canada and he was well regarded for his study of society in India. He taught at University of Minnesota (1941-1946), University of California (1946-1978), and was an active professor emeritus at the latter until his death in 1987.