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Naga identities : changing local cultures in the Northeast of India

Michael Oppitz (editor), Thomas Kaiser (editor), Alban Von Stockhausen (editor)
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Naga identities : changing local cultures in the Northeast of India

The Naga tribes inhabit the southeastern foothills of the Himalayas in the border area between India and Burma. Feared as headhunters and avoided by the inhabitants of the plains until around a hundred years ago, they developed a highly particular material culture and oral tradition in isolation. British colonial rule and Baptist missionary activity brought about far-reaching changes in Naga cultu
Subject
Naga ; India
Title
Naga identities : changing local cultures in the Northeast of India / ed. Michael Oppitz, Thomas Kaiser, Alban von Stockhausen ... [et al.]
Editor
Michael Oppitz Thomas Kaiser Alban Von Stockhausen
Language
English
Original language
German
Publisher
Gent: Snoeck, 2008
464 p. : ill.
ISBN
9789053496794
Placing suggestion
India 954.1 (SISO)