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Published: 29 August 2017

384 Pages | Photographs-17, sketch-2, figures-4, table- 2

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199472598

Bookseller Code (06)

Dancing to the State

The Ethnic Compulsions of the Tangsa in Assam

Meenaxi Barkataki-Ruscheweyh

  • Fills a gap in our knowledge about small hill communities living in northeast India.
  • Addresses questions of identity construction of tribal groups by analysing the performance of their ethnicity at festivals.
  • Case-study of some of the causes leading to the recent attempts at ethnic revival that are being made by many small minority communities in India.

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