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Encyclopaedia of Folks and Tribes

Price : $49.75
ISBN # : 9789380388878
Author : B. K. Sharma
pages: 270
Edition : Hardcover
Volumes : 1
Publisher : D. P. S. Publishing House
Published : 2011

India is the country having the variety in every way, as the country is having the largest concentration of tribal people from all over the world except Africa. India has the wide and rich Eco-system which gives the variety of tribes to grow and survive int he country. The north eastern part of the country is completely unexplored. The valley of north east India is having the green vegetation, majestic beauty of mountains, rich variety of flora and fauna.

There are many such states in North East India which showcases the beauty of north east India. The major part of tribes resides in the hilly and forested area of the state. Tribes are generally found int he areas which are away from the alluvial plains and the area which is near to the rivers. Each tribe has its own folk songs and kaleidoscopic traditional dance and dressing style. Each is having its own customes, language, dress, attires, jewelery, and head strings that are worn by them.

Table of contents: Table of Contents Preface Introduction to Tribal and their Dances Birhors and their Life The Bhils, Ghoomar Fold Dance and North-East Tribes Dance and Music of Hmar Tribe Kokna, Kabui Dances and the Korku Oraon Dances of Bihar, the Paites and the Siddis Constitutional Safegaurds for Tribes Tribes and Government Fold Tribes of Rural Rajasthan Tribes in Dantewads Orissa Tribes of India and Hill Tribes of Andhra Pradesh Indian Tribal Culture Bibliography Index

Author Bio: B. K. Sharma took his M.A and Ph.D degree and served as teacher in Government College is a scholar and interpreter of Indian History and Culture. He had a classical training in humanistic secular literature, religion and culture and had combined insight and perception with his literary abilities. He is a retired teacher and at heart a philosopher writes on literature and culture and does not hesitate to accept the best in the religious and cultural traditions of Indian history and Philosophy.

This book was added to South Asia bookstore on Wednesday 12 October, 2011.

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