Encyclopaedia of North-East India, Volume 4

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Atlantic Publishers & Dist, 2007 - India, Northeastern - 472 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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The book offers information on Meghalaya in particular on the Khasi and Jaintia but unfortunately, most of the words in Khasi are spelled wrongly and I hope when it will be reprinted it will be taken care. Name of places and persons also are spelled wrongly. - Sylvanus Lamare

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Contents

Naga Tribes of Manipur 14311514
1431
NonNaga Communities of Manipur 15151572
1515
A Troubled State 15731598
1573
Manipur 15991610
1599
MEGHALAYA 16111756
1611
History and Struggle for Identity 16131646
1613
Tribes of Meghalaya 16471708
1647
A Profile 17091742
1709
Meghalaya 17431756
1743
MIZORAM 17571896
1757
Lushai Tribe of Mizoram 17591782
1759
NonLushai Tribes of Mizoram 17831850
1783
Insurrection to Constitutionalism 18511866
1851
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