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Cultural Heritage of Northeast India : Recent Perspective (Essays in Honour of Prof. J.B. Bhattacharjee)

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This volume is a rare collection of research articles on lesser known cultural heritage of Northeast India both tangible and intangible. These selected articles deal with some of the important archaeological studies, ancient monuments, archaeological sites and remains, first ever underwater archaeological exploration in internal waters in India, Neolithic remains, Megalithic culture and traditions, burial practices, copper-plates and land grants, numismatics, art and architecture, early temple styles, ancient trade route, study and preservation of cannons, manuscripts, dresses, Chinese porcelain, bamboo-based domestic architecture, religious beliefs, folk deities, ethnic identity, and some early works on them, geographically covering almost entire Northeast India. Scholars have systematically traced the history of important investigations highlighting great diversity and uniqueness of cultural heritage in the region. They have also critically analyzed new data in the light of current knowledge and provide recent perspective on the Cultural Heritage of Northeast India covering diverse areas from Stone Age discoveries, some two centuries back, to recently concluded underwater archaeological investigations. 
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Professor Alok Tripathi (b. 1965) is a distinguished archaeologist and pioneer underwater archaeologist in India. With his long experience in field archaeology, heritage management, higher education and research he is a renowned authority on history and archaeology in India. He has directed several archaeological excavations in different parts of the country as well as in the Indian Ocean. The most experienced underwater archaeologist in the country, he holds equal authority in museology, art-history, heritage management, art and architecture, remote sensing, and laws. Author and editor of 17 monographs and over 80 research papers he is a leading underwater archaeologist in Asia-Pacific region. Widely travelled in several countries in Europe, Africa and Asia he is the only social-scientist, listed among the ten brightest young scientists in the country. He is Director, Centre for Archaeology and Museology in Assam University, Silchar, and currently engaged in critical analysis of policies for heritage conservation, archaeological researches in the country and understanding of itihasa.
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ISBN No. 9789383221288
Author Name Alok Tripathi (Ed.)
Publisher Name Sharada Publishing House
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