Orient BlackSwan [North-East India (A Handbook Of Anthropology), English, Paperback] T. B. Subba
- Brand: Orient BlackSwan
- SKU: 978-8125045557
- Paperback: 452 pages
- Publisher: Orient Blackswan Private Limited – New Delhi (2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 8125045554
- ISBN-13: 978-8125045557
- Product Dimensions: 21.5 x 2.2 x 14.2 cm
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north-east India: a handbook of anthropology;/em> brings together nineteen essays on north-east India. Carefully crafted with the most up-to-date and competent review of literature on north-east India, The book is divided into four sections.</br> < br style=”text-align: justify; the first section of the book deals with the prehistoric archaeology of north-east India and discusses the status of archaeological research in the region. The chapters in the second section reconstruct the colonial context in the light of the then socio-economic and political scenario of the country in general and the region in particular, the evolution of various colonial policies towards the tribes of the region, also giving us a glimpse of Hutton and Mills as ethnographers and administrators. The following section focuses on approaches and models of physical anthropology of north-east India, understanding human growth, dermatoglyphics, dental anthropology and population genetics. The last section probes into the social-cultural anthropology of the region with chapters on tribal social organisation and agrarian relations, among others.
About the Author
T. B. Subba is Professor and Head of the Department of Anthropology, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong.
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