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Explorations in Anthropology of North East India

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ISBN: 9788121212427    Publisher: Gyan Publishing House Year of publishing: 2015     Format:  Hardback No of Pages: 296        Language: English
Description: About The Book:- The current treatise presents a collection of sixteen research articles offered by eminent social scientists to acquaint a extensive book lovers with the vast horizon of contemporary...Read more
Description: About The Book:- The current treatise presents a collection of sixteen research articles offered by eminent social scientists to acquaint a extensive book lovers with the vast horizon of contemporary anthropological researches on varied ethnic groups living in diverse habitat of North East India. Under one cover , the present volume features with abundance of unique materials and wide-ranging analysis which is extremely stimulus, useful and surely serve the interest of anthropologists, besides other social scientists and many others both at the teaching and research level, as well as planners and policy makers with a concern about the indigenous people of North East India. About The Author:- Sarthak Sengupta (b.1955) received his M.Sc. ( 1 9 7 7 ) and Ph.D. (1983) degrees in Anthropology from 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. He has had to his own credit thirteen books on North East Indian tribes, and more than 220 research papers. He is an active life and executive member of several professional anthropological bodies and members of the editorial boards. He is at present Professor and Head, Department of Anthropology; and Director (i/c), Centre for North East Studies, Dibrugarh University , Assam. His current research interest are genetical demography , globin gene distribution, population genetics, bio social studies, diet and nutrition, indigenous health practices in tribal population of North East India.Contents Preface 9 Acknowledgements 13 List of Figure/Chart 15 List of Contributors 15 1. Tribes of North East India: An Overview 23 S.B. Chakrabarti 2. Megaliths and Living Cultural Traditions 31 Q. Marak 3. Cultural Transmission and Social Contexts of Pottery Making among Andros of Manipur, India 52 Mayanglambam Mani Babu 4. Tribal Law, Property Rights and Gender Issues of North East India 79 R.P. Athparia 5. Tribal Land Laws with State Laws: Implications for Tribal Forest Conservation 91 Melvil Pereira 6. Forest Villages in Assam 113 Chandrajyoti Sonowal 7. The Great Leap of Zeme Nagas : A Study in the Evolution of Religions 136 Michael R. Kolb 8. Youth Organisations in the Ri Bhoi District of Meghalaya 153 Geetika Ranjan andYashisenla Longkumer 9. Family and Marriage among Sherpas of Sikkim 166 Manis Kumar Raha 10. Intra and Inter-State Variation of Height and Weight in North-Eastern States of India 179 Papiya Roy, Suparna Som, Manoranjan Pal and Premananda Bharati 11. Adolescent Nutrition Assessment with Special Reference to North East India 189 Nitish Mondal 12. Biparietal Diameter between Meitei and North-Eastern Thai Foetuses 208 Thokchom Ursa andS. Jibonkumar Singh 13. Cardio-Vascular Risk Profiles in Sikkim, India 217 Barun Mukhopadhyay andSovanjan Sarkar 14. Upper Limb Indirect Anthropometry among Khasi Adolescents of Meghalaya, India 234 Debashis Basu, Deimaphishisha Sun, Indraneel Banerjee, Y.M. Singh, J.G. Kalita andV.R. Rao 15. Infant and Child Mortality among Namasudras of Barpeta, Assam 252 Nabajit Kr. Das andRekha Das 16. Demographic Study among the Deoris of Assam 260 Dali Dutta, Runjun Patir andS. Sengupta Index 290The Title 'Explorations in Anthropology of North East India written by Sarthak Sengupta' was published in the year 2015. The ISBN number 9788121212427 is assigned to the Hardcover version of this title. This book has total of pp. 296 (Pages). The publisher of this title is Gyan Publishing House. This Book is in English.
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