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Journal of Anthropological and Archaeological Sciences

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Proverbs and Narratives: An Inherited Knowledge System of Child Rearing and Caring in Rural Cultural Setting

Volume 1 - Issue 2

Md. Abdur Rahman1 and Asif Ekbal Arif2*

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    • 1Department of Anthropology, Comilla University, Bangladesh
    • 2Department of Anthropology, Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University, Bangladesh

    *Corresponding author: Asif Ekbal Arif, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University, Bangladesh

Received: December 06, 2019;   Published: December 13, 2019

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This paper aims to write a research proposal on ‘Archaeology of inherited wisdom: interpreting proverbs and narratives related to infants and young childcare in rural Bangladesh’. This study has investigated knowledge system of rearing and caring of infants and young children as focal point of view where their parents and relatives share the knowledge on infants and childcare from the oral literature such as proverbs and narratives to procreate infants and child. The modern biomedical and modern knowledge system spread various propagandas by stating folk wisdom as useless and irrelevant in the perspective of modern age of scientific rationality.

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