Against State, Against History: Freedom, Resistance, and Statelessness in Upland Northeast India

By: Jangkhomang Guite

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Table of contents List of Figures and Table List of Abbreviations Preface Introduction: On Being Hillmen 1. An Enormous Dead Level: Daunting Geography, Rippling States 2. The Great Escape: Peopling the Blue Hills 3. Divided We Stand: Space, Settlement, and Population Distribution Pattern 4. Pathways, Citadels, and Sentinels of the Hills 5. A Pleasurable Toil: Food, Freedom, and Livelihood 6. Chiefs, Commoners, and the Babel of Tongues 7. Between the Worlds Upside Down: Summoning Folktales 8. Renouncer, Restorer, and Defender: Daughters of the Hills 9. Symbiotic Hill–Valley Relationship: Transactions of Space, Manpower, and Resources Conclusion: Disowning State, Becoming Egalitarian References Index. Printed Pages: 364

Title: Against State, Against History: Freedom, Resistance, and Statelessness in Upland Northeast India

Author Name: Jangkhomang Guite

Categories: History, India,

Publisher: New Delhi, Oxford University Press: 2018

ISBN: 0199489416

ISBN 13: 9780199489411

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

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Seller ID: 1202617

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