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Folk Culture and Oral Literature from North-East India

Tamo Mibang (Editor) Sarit K. Chaudhuri (Editor)
Synopsis This volume contains papers presented in a two-day national seminar on 'Oral Literature of North-East India with special reference to Arunachal Pradesh, sponsored by Sahitya Academy, Baroda and organised by the department of tribal studies, Arunachal University. A few valuable papers are also incorporated to make the volume more comprehensive. In fact, the present volume is an addition to the ongoing process of exploring folklore repertoire from North-East India. Most of the papers are related to the states like Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya though a few of them deal with the North-West in general. Undoubtedly, this volume will be immense interest to scholars, students, teachers, etc., and those who are really concerned with the vast treasure of oral literature of the people of North-East India.
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About the author

Tamo Mibang

Tamo Mibang (b. 1955) is now Pro-Vice Chancellor, Arunachal University. He was Head in the Department of Tribal Studies and Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences of Arunachal University from April 1997 to May 2000. He obtained his Masters Degree in History from Gauhati University in 1977 and Ph.D. from Dibrugarh University in 1988. He has authored Social Change in Arunachal Pradesh (The Minyongs) and Adi doying and co-authored An Introduction to Adi Language and Indian Folk Tales in North-East India. Besides, he has co-edited two volumes entitled Arunachal Women and Education and Ethno Medicines of the Tribes of Arunachal Pradesh. He has, to his credit, numerous articles on the tribal life of Arunachal Pradesh. He is an Executive Member in many National, Regional and State Level Bodies. His area of interest is regional history and tribal development of North-East India.

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Title Folk Culture and Oral Literature from North-East India
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2004
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8170999111
length x+212p., Maps; 21cm.