Colonialism and Resistance : Society and State in Manipur
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Part of the ‘Transition in Northeastern India’ series, this volume critically explores how Northeast India, especially Manipuri society, responded to colonial rule. It studies the interplay between colonialism and resistance to provide an alternative understanding of colonialism on the one hand, and society and state formation on the other. Challenging dominant histories of the area, the essays provide significant insights into understanding colonialism and its multiple effects on economy, polity, culture, and faith system. It examines hitherto untouched areas in the study of Northeast, and discusses how social movements are augmented, constituted or sustained.
This book will be of great interest to researchers and scholars of modern history, sociology and social anthropology, particularly those concerned with Northeast India.
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Other contributor(s): Arambam Noni, Kangujam Sanatomba
Format: Paperback / softback | 264pages
Dimensions: 216 mm x 138 mm x | 453.59 gr
Publication Date: 20171204
Publisher: Taylor and Francis
ISBN 10: 0815393059
ISBN 13: 9780815393054