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Handicrafts in Assam

Price : $37.00
ISBN # : 9788178358192
Author : Krishna Jyoti Handique
pages: 294
Edition : Hardcover
Volumes : 1
Publisher : Kalpaz Publications
Published : 2010

Assam is the one of the most important states of India known for its beautiful handicrafts. Despite the considerable richness and variety of handicrafts in Assam, books on the subject are few. In view of the role of handicrafts in the social and economic life of the people of this land, the present work is significant. The merit of the work is that it has brought into focus an essential area of economic activity of people of Assam which has a bright prospects of development even in the time of globalization. The author gives an interesting interpretation of the cultural background of Assam's handicrafts. It has made a beautiful delineation of the history of development of handicrafts in the state. The author has once again shown the importance of cane and bamboo crafts from the point of view of preserving the social and cultural heritage of the Assamese people. The economics of cane and bamboo works has also been discussed in depth and observed that because of well organization the urban cane and bamboo units are more remunerative.

This book was added to South Asia bookstore on Tuesday 23 November, 2010.
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