Singpho of North East India: A Historical Study of Syncretic Worldview of Tradition and Modernity

by Geyi, Goken

ISBN: 9789390371426
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Imprint : Regency Publications
Year : 2021
Price : Rs. 6995.00
Biblio : xxvi+170p

Author Profile

Dr. Goken Geyi is an Assistant Professor and presently teaches history in Government Model College Geku, Upper Siang District, Arunachal Pradesh. She have done her early education from Ramakrishna Mission School Alo, west Siang District and later completed schooling from Government school Kamba, west Siang district. She has done her graduation from Indira Gandhi Government College Tezu, Lohit district, Arunachal Pradesh. Dr. Goken Geyi has done her post graduation and Ph.D from Rajiv Gandhi Uni

About The Book

The primary focus of the book is to understand and appreciate the tribe's syncretic worldview and its relation with Ahom and British along with rigorous interpretation of social and economic transformation of the society. So far, no systematic study has been undertaken to understand the history and culture of the Singpho tribe based on historical framework methodology with academic rigor. In this present work, a sincere attempt has been made to give a critical analyses and interpretation of the

Table of Contents

Acknowledgement vii Foreword xiii Preface xv List of Maps xix Abbreviation xxi List of Tables xxiii List of Plates xxvii 1. Introduction 1 2. Social Interface of Continuity and Change 21 3. Traditional Livelihood Activities 45 4. Traditional Political Ideas, Institution and Administration of Justice 73 5. Syncretic Religious Life 99 6. Relations with Ahom and British 123 7. Conclusion 145 Glossary 161 Bibliography 165 Index 171