Historical and Socio-Cultural Aspects of NorthEast India (In 2 Volumes)

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Overview

  • Author :Sikhamoni Konwar
  • Year of Publication :2016
  • ISBN: :9789351251965
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: In 2 Volumes
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: History, North East Indian Studies, Sociology


About the Book :

The magnitude of socio-cultural diversity of North-East India is of enormous significance for the National life of India, even though the region enjoys little space and attention in the National arena. This book of two volumes is an attempt to showcase the diversified topics of North-East India written by academicians and scholars of high repute. It contains as many as forty-seven articles covering almost all the facets of the wide range of historical and socio-cultural aspects of the North-East India. All the writings are potent enough to project the North-East in proper light from the academic point of view. The book will surely pave the way for further research, and other related academic works on North-East’s history, culture and society, strengthening its assimilation process with that of the rest of India.


About Author :

Sikhamoni Konwar (Gohain Boruah) is presently Principal of Karmashree Hiteswar Saikia College, Guwahati (India). She did her schooling in North Lakhimpur, graduated from Cotton College in History (Major) and obtained her Master degree with specialization in ancient Indian history from Gauhati University. She was awarded JRF by Indian Council of Historical Research and received her PhD from Gauhati University on the subject “Charaideo: The Religious and Cultural Centre of the Ahom Royalty” in 2006. She has the credit of contributing 22 research papers in the International seminars and 22 in National seminars. Her research papers and articles have been published in the proceedings of the seminars, in the reputed journals, magazines, souvenirs and local newspapers. She has authored a book “Charaideo: A Cultural Heritage Site of Assam”. She has also edited the book “Diversity and Integrity of North-East India”. She is a life member and is associated with North-East India History Association and served two consecutive terms in its executive body. Besides, she is also the life member of South and South-East Asian Association for Study and Culture and Religion (SSEASR), All India Oriental Conference, Indian History Congress, Kamarupa Anusandhan Samity, Indian Association for Asian and Pacific Studies also associated with International Associations of Historians of Asia (IAHA). Her major areas of interests are the history and culture of Assam.