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Tribes of the Eastern Himalayas

Sarthak Sengupta (Editor)
Synopsis The present treatise is a comprehensively edited highly illuminating fourteen contributions based on empirical research findings on the tribes of the Eastern Himalayas by leading social scientists of India. The articles included in this volume covers a wide canvass. Bringing together the empirical information of researches from a variety of disciplines, the coverage of topics and their discussion relate to studies on ethnicity and revivalism, a acculturation, eco-cultural adaptation, political system, development process, perception and conception of health and illness, morbidity pattern, demographic issues, religion and world view besides many others. The book is expected to command attention from a wide range of allied academic disciplines, and will be of extremely useful to scholars and academicians who are interested in tribal studies ; as well as administrators, planners, policy makers ; voluntary agencies and indeed anyone with concern about tribal people of the Eastern Himalayas. The book merits to be prescribed as a reference book for students of anthropology and sociology.
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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 Tribes of the Eastern Himalayas
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2001
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8170998115
length xvi+202p., Figures; Tables; Index; 23cm.