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ADIVĀSI 1 MOVEMENTS IN THE NORTH‐EAST

Robert Eric Frykenberg

in Christianity in India: From Beginnings to the Present

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198263777
eISBN:
9780191714191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263777.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Church History

From the mid-19th century onwards, indigenously led conversion movements drew scores of separate tribal (adivāsi) peoples toward Christian faith in all of the eastern mountain frontiers. It is ... More


The Regional Cults of Goddesses Merged with Durgā

Bihani Sarkar

in Heroic Shāktism: The Cult of Durgā in Ancient Indian Kingship

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780197266106
eISBN:
9780191865213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266106.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter shows how the cult transformed against the backdrop of upcoming lineages, such as the early Rajputs, into a symbol of particularity by absorbing other similar deities important to ... More


Towards a Political Sociology of Durable Disorder 1

Sanjib Baruah

in Durable Disorder: Understanding the Politics of Northeast India

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195690828
eISBN:
9780199081769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195690828.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This book explores the causes as well as the meaning and significance of political violence in Northeast India, focusing on the formal and informal structures of governance and the democracy deficit ... More


Confronting Constructionism: Ending the Naga War 1

Sanjib Baruah

in Durable Disorder: Understanding the Politics of Northeast India

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195690828
eISBN:
9780199081769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195690828.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Since 1947 when India gained independence from British rule, the government has been engaged in a bloody armed conflict with the leading political organization fighting for Naga independence. In ... More


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