The history of sociological and anthropological study in India can be traced to the period of time during which Great Britain ruled India. The British Raj needed to gain an understanding of the culture and the people they colonized. Later, Indian-born sociologists combined these disciplines in their research of Indian society. So let's take a closer look at some of the most prominent Indians to have contributed to sociology.
All right, that was a fair bit, so let's take a moment or two to review. As we've seen, India has had many prominent contributors to sociology. We looked at the following figures throughout India's sociological history. 2b1af7f3a8