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Nyishi Picture Book: Bridging The Tradition And Modernity

Authored By: Nabam Nakha Hina

Publisher:  Authorspress

ISBN-13: 9789389615043

Year of Publication: 2019

Pages: 100

                                       Binding: Hardback(HB)

Category:  Poetry, Fiction and Short Stories

Price in Rs. 1400.00

                             Price in (USA) $. 99.95

Inclusive of All Taxes (After 30% Discount on the Printed Price)

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About the Book


This work is an attempt to document the dying Nyishi knowledge and bridge the tradition-modernity gap. The young generation of the Nyishis isbeing driven away from tradition by the looming modernity. The workcovers various aspects of the indigenous knowledge of the Nyishis– crops, vegetables, animals, insects, flies, fruits, ornaments, crafts, tools and equipment and human anatomy. This book contains eighteenchapters with more than six hundred photographs and diagrams.The work will help the new scholars, and enrich and re-orient the Nyishi language and their value system.

About the Author


Prof. Nabam Nakha Hina, M.A, L.L.B., PhD, teaches Political Science at the Rajiv Gandhi University, Arunachal Pradesh.He has contributed several research articles andbooks on the socio-cultural situation and the traditional political institutions of Arunachal Pradesh.  His publications include: Customary Laws of Nyishi Tribe of Arunachal Pradesh, Nyishi Words and Proverbs, Nyishi Socio-Political Movement in Search of Identity, Customary Laws of Thanyi Tribes of Arunachal Pradesh and Customary Laws of Tribes of Arunachal Pradesh.He has also successfully conducted several research projects funded by various agencies.