Tribal Movements in Jharkhand 1857-2007
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About the Book :
This book, containing eleven papers, attempts to examine the key issues concerning tribal movements in Jharkhand, during the period from 1857 to 2007. Unfolding the saga of heroic struggle of the people of Jharkhand to assert their political and cultural identity, the contributors deliberate on the Great Rovolt of 1857, portrayal of gender in tribal movements, the genesis and impact of Mulkui Larai, the role of Christian missionaries, the socio-religious movements, the struggle for separate state, and the contemporary assertion over Jal-Jungle-Jameen.
About Author :
Asha Mishra, an alumnus of Bhagalpur University, has been teaching History since 1977. She is presently the Reader and Head of the Department, Mahila College, Chaibasa. She was awarded Ph.D. degree in 1984 by the Bhagalpur University on the Political History of Nepal during 1804-1846. She is now carrying out research on the tribal history of Singhbhum.
Chittaranjan Kumar Paty, an alumnus of Ranchi University, has been teaching History since 1970. He is presently the Reader and Head of the Department of History, Tata College, Chaibasa. He was awarded the Ph.D. degree in 1991 by Ranchi University. He has published a book entitled History of Seraikella and Kharsawan States (2002). He has contributed several research papers to different journals and books. Presently, he is working on the tribal history of Jharkhand.