Encyclopaedia of North-East India, Volume 1

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Atlantic Publishers & Dist, 2007 - India, Northeastern - 536 pages
This 5-Volume, Encyclopaedic Study Of India S North-East Is The Result Of The Author S 11 Years Of Service Extended Over Three Tenures In The Region, Followed By 6 Years Of Library Research After His Retirement. Being The First Of Its Kind, Given Its Contents And Sheer Size, Over 2,500 Pages, It Is A Unique Book.Writing On The North-East Is Not An Easy Exercise, Given Its Diversity (Ethnic, Racial, Religious And Linguistic), Size, History And Geography. If India Is Microcosmic World, The North-East Is Microcosmic India. Of The 5,653 Communities In India, 653 Are Tribal Of Which The 213 Are Indigenous To The North-East. Of The 213, 111 Are Found In Arunachal Pradesh Alone. Illumined By An Equally Amazing Linguistic Diversity, It Is Home To 325 Of The 1,652 Languages Spoken In India. Yet Again, North-East S Total Population Of 3,84,95,089 (2001) Constitutes 2.69 Per Cent Of India S 1,02,70,15,247, While Its Area Of 2,55,088 Sq Km Is 7.75 Per Cent Of India S 32,87,263 Sq Km.
 

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Contents

Immediate and Distant 134
3
ARUNACHAL PRADESH 10151324
12
Races Tribes and Migrations 3762
37
MIZORAM 17571896
62
Ancient Kamarupa
65
VOLUME5
75
Kamarupa 4th to 12th Century AD 103132
103
Successor States of Kamarupa
133
Assam under the British Rule 18261947 241270
241
Heroes and Freedom Fighters of NorthEast 271286
271
A Perspective 289338
289
Religious Denominations in the Region 339368
339
NAGALANO 18972182
355
Arts and Culture of the NorthEast 369380
369
Frontier Policies of Various Regimes 381412
381
A Quagmire or a Challenge? 413494
413

Polity Economy
145
THE AHOM PERIOD 161238
163
Last Two Centuries 17th Century to 1826 AD 181226
181
Ahom Polity and Administration 227238
227
THE BRITISH PERIOD 239286
239
NorthEast Today 495518
495
ASSAM 5191014
499
Hill Tribes of Assam 817886
503
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