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Tribal Panorama of North East India

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ISBN: 9788121211536    Publisher: Gyan Publishing House Year of publishing: 2013     Format:  Hardback No of Pages: 264        Language: English
Description About The Author:- Sarthak Sengupta (b.1955) received his M.Sc. (1977) and Ph.D. (1983) degrees in Anthropology from Dibrugarh University and Gauhati University respectively. He also worked...Read more
Description About The Author:- Sarthak Sengupta (b.1955) received his M.Sc. (1977) 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 i tribes and castes in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, and Uttar Pradesh. I He has had to his own credit ten well-knitted books on North East Indian tribes, and more than 200 original research papers published in various reputed national and international professional journals besides several chapters in edited volumes. He is an active life and 4 executive member of several professional anthropological bodies and members of the editorial ! boards of Journal of Human Ecology, New Delhi (1998-2003) and The Anthropologist, New Delhi (since 2009). He is also the Editor of the Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology, IDibrugarh University, Dibrugarh. Dr. Sengupta 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 ofNorth East India.Contents:- Contents,# , Preface , Acknowledgements , List of Tables, Figures and Map , List of Contributors , 1. Mijis of Arunachal Pradesh: A Small Tribe in Transition. ,- Sarit Kumar Chaudhury , 2. The Sherpa of Sikkim and Their Land. ,- Palash Chandra Coomar and M. K. Raha , 3. Traditional Religious Beliefs and Practices of the Lepchas: A Study on ,Change and Continuity. ,- Rip Roshina Gowloog. , 4. Polygyny and Status of Tribal Women in Manipur: Tradition and Change. ,- M.Mani Babu. , 5. Demographic Statistics of Mate Tribe of Manipur. ,- S. Jibonkumar Singh. , 6. Nutritional Status of the Children of Tarao Tribe of Manipur, - Ksh. Vedmani Devi and K. Saratchandra Singh., 7. Elements of Disintegration in Khasi Matrilineal System., - M. Sasikumar.. , 8. Spatial and Temporal Dimensions of Matriliny among the Garo., - Sankar Kumar Roy , 9. Is Dorbar Shnong Still a Traditional Institution?, - A. K. Nongkynrih. , 10. The Marngars of Meghalaya: A Bio-anthropological Perspective., - R. Khongsdier , 11. Socio-economic Profile of Scheduled Tribes Inhabiting in Hill Areas of , Assam: An Empirical Study. , - Girindra Nath Das , 12. Socio-Economic Life of the Dimasa Kacharis, - Sultana Hazarika, 13. Marriage among the Dimasas. , - Birinchi Kumar Medhi and Arifur Zaman 14. The Dynamics of Death: The Social Divisions of Funeral Traditions of Karbis. , Upala Barua , 15. Somatometric Characters of the Deoris of Assam., - Sarthak Sengupta and Gitimallika GogoAbout The Book:- The Rainbow Land Of Seven Sister States Of North Eastern Region Of India Is The Homeland Of Large Number Of Tribes, Who Lives In Diverse Habitat; Speaks A Variety Of Languages; Have Different Socio-Cultural Heritage; And Show Distinction In Physical Features. There Exists An Information Gap On The Tribes Of North Eastern India, And Whatever Information Exists On Them Is Scanty Or Needs To Be Updated.,This Concise Compilation Contains A Collection Of Fifteen Thought-Provoking Scholarly Contributions By Eminent Anthropologists And Other Social Scientists And Offer Discrete Metaphors Of The Economy, Polity, Social Organization, Demographic Features, Time-Honoured Institutions, Bio-Anthropological Perspectives And Several Other Aspects Of The Tribes Of North Eastern India, Including Sikkim.,The Articles Included In The Treatise Seek To Break New Ground In Showing The Colourful Life-Style Of The Tribal People Of The Region. The Book Will Be Of Extremely Stimulus And Useful To Anthropologists Besides Other Social Scientists; Planners, Policy Makers And Indeed Anyone With A Concern About The Tribal People Of North Eastern India., About The Author:- Sarthak Sengupta (B.1955) Received His M.Sc. (1977) 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 I Tribes And Castes In Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, And Uttar Pradesh. I He Has Had To His Own Credit Ten Well-Knitted Books On North East Indian Tribes, And More Than 200 Original Research Papers Published In Various Reputed National And International Professional Journals Besides Several Chapters In Edited Volumes. He Is An Active Life And 4 Executive Member Of Several Professional Anthropological Bodies And Members Of The Editorial ! Boards Of Journal Of Human Ecology, New Delhi (1998-2003) And The Anthropologist, New Delhi (Since 2009). He Is Also The Editor Of The Bulletin Of The Department Of Anthropology, Idibrugarh University, Dibrugarh. Dr. Sengupta 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 Ofnorth East India., Content:- , Preface , Acknowledgements , List Of Tables, Figures And Map , List Of Contributors , 1. Mijis Of Arunachal Pradesh: A Small Tribe In Transition. ,- Sarit Kumar Chaudhury , 2. The Sherpa Of Sikkim And Their Land. ,- Palash Chandra Coomar And M. K. Raha , 3. Traditional Religious Beliefs And Practices Of The Lepchas: A Study On ,Change And Continuity. ,- Rip Roshina Gowloog. , 4. Polygyny And Status Of Tribal Women In Manipur: Tradition And Change. ,- M.Mani Babu. , 5. Demographic Statistics Of Mate Tribe Of Manipur. ,- S. Jibonkumar Singh. , 6. Nutritional Status Of The Children Of Tarao Tribe Of Manipur, - Ksh. Vedmani Devi And K. Saratchandra Singh., 7. Elements Of Disintegration In Khasi Matrilineal System., - M. Sasikumar.. , 8. Spatial And Temporal Dimensions Of Matriliny Among The Garo., - Sankar Kumar Roy , 9. Is Dorbar Shnong Still A Traditional Institution?, - A. K. Nongkynrih. , 10. The Marngars Of Meghalaya: A Bio-Anthropological Perspective., - R. Khongsdier , 11. Socio-Economic Profile Of Scheduled Tribes Inhabiting In Hill Areas Of , Assam: An Empirical Study. , - Girindra Nath Das , 12. Socio-Economic Life Of The Dimasa Kacharis, - Sultana Hazarika, 13. Marriage Among The Dimasas. , - Birinchi Kumar Medhi And Arifur Zaman,14. The Dynamics Of Death: The Social Divisions Of Funeral Traditions Of Karbis. , Upala Barua , 15. Somatometric Characters Of The Deoris Of Assam., - Sarthak Sengupta And Gitimallika Gogo
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