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Peoples of North East India: Anthropological Perspectives

Sarthak Sengupta (Editor)

The seven sister states of north east region of India is the homeland of large number of castes, tribes and communities who lives in valleys, inaccessible and difficult hills, forests and other terrains; speaks various language; have different socio-cultural heritages and show variation in physical features. It is indeed deplorable that till date we have very scanty information about the people of North East India. A modest effort has therefore been made through the present treatise to give a first hand systematic anthropological informations on these little known peoples of the region who are living in relative isolation.

The canvas of the present compilation on Peoples of North East India is indeed multi-disciplinary and trans-sectoral in nature and combines indepth studies and analysis of distinguished and dedicated team of anthropologists of India.

The volume contain eighteen well researched articles and their thematic analysis which cover an astonishing array of subjects and throw light on some of the important facets of anthropology like ethnic elements, inter-group variability, human growth, bio-social aspects, colorful cultural life, tribal institutions, process of Sanskritization, forms of political system, identity dynamics etc., among a small segments of vast and varied types of people of North East India with special emphasis on tribal inhabitants, Muslim immigrants and immigrants of tea gardens.

The book being comprehensive and painstaking research based work, would be one of the basic reference books and will be of extremely stimulus and useful to anthropologists, demographers, various social, biological and medical scientists as well as administrators, planners, policy makers and indeed anyone with a concern about the People of North East India.

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About the author

Sarthak Sengupta

Dr. Sarthak Sengupta (b. 1955) RECEIVED his M.Sc. (1977) and Ph.D. (1983) degrees in anthropology rom Dibrugarh University and Gauhati University respectively. He also worked with the Anthropological Survey of India, Government of India and North Eastern Hill University, Shillong for quite some time and conducted intensive field studies among diverse tribes and castes in Qrunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Assam and Uttar Pradesh. He has had to his own credit eight well knitted books on North East Indian tribes, and more than 135 original research papers published in various reputed nationial and international professioinal journals besides several chapters in edited volumes. He is an active life and executive member of several professional anthropological bodies and members of the editorial boards of Journals of Human Ecology, New Delhi; Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology, Dibrugarh University; and Research Committee, Indian Academy of Social Sciences, Allahabad.

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Title Peoples of North East India: Anthropological Perspectives
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.11.2011
Edition Reprint.
Language: English
isbn 8121205190
length xx+256p., Tables; Maps; References; Index; 23cm.