Mizo Chiefs and the Chiefdom

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M.D. Publications Pvt. Ltd., Jan 1, 1995 - Chiefdoms - 201 pages
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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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Contents

The Status and Economy of the Chiefs
1
Legal System in the Chiefdom
27
Social Setup under Chiefs
39
Cultural Heritage
49
Political Life in the Chiefdom
63
Biographies of the Chiefs
81
Glossary
173
Appendix
183
Index
195
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