Mizo Chiefs and the Chiefdom
The book deals with the cultural heritage of the Mizos. The mizo system of economy was the political and legal system which controlled the social behaviour as well as the military strategies. Personal relationship of the husband and wife, chief and the slaves, father and the children, individual and society that helped flourishing of distinctive Mizo culture in the gerontocratic social order has been depicted in a simple and crisp language.
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