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Anal: A TransBorder Tribe of Manipur

Gangmumei Kabui
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Book Description: Mittal Publications, New Delhi, 1985. N.A. Book Condition: New. 23 cms. xx, 99 p. ,The Anal Tribe Is Found Both In India And Upper Burma. Their Ethnic Frontier Crosses The Political Boundaries Of The Two Countries. Originally, This Small Group Of The Tibeto-Burmans, Speaking Kuki-Chin Dialect Migrated From The Rugged Mountains And Wide River Valleys Of Upper Burma To The South Western Hills Of Manipur Across The Chin Hills. They Established Cultural And Political Relations With The Meiteis Of Manipur Valley. Now They Occupy The Chakpi River Basin As Their Homeland. Ethnically And Linguistically Linked With The Kuki-Chin Section Of The Tibeto-Burmans, The Anals Had Acquired Social And Cultural Traits Which Are Nearer To Their Northern Neighbours, The Nagas. Their Geopolitical Situation Has Made The Anals A Classic Case Of The Bridge-Buffer Community Between The Nagas And Kukis. This Had Led To The Problem Of Identity Of Anal Community Itself. Socially Divided Into Two Moieties-Masum And Mulcham, The Anals Live In A Well-Knit Social Organisation, The Customary Laws And Traditions Are As Well Adhered To By The People Themselves Despite Modernization Specially The Coming Of The Christianity Since The Colonial Times. But Their Cultural Life Which Was Once Enlivened By The Performance Of Magnificient Ceremonies, Rituals And Festivals Which Were Always Accompanied By Beautiful Dance And Songs, Is Facing The Challenge Of Modernity. The Anals Are Politically Organised At The Village Level, Chiefs And Their Councillors Administer The Village Land, Maintain Law And Order And Justice. The Coming Of Democratic Norms With India?s Independence Has Affected The Anal Political System. The Greatest Change Is In The Realm Of Economic Development. The Traditional Jhum Cultivators Are Resorting To Wet And Terrace Cultivation; Educational Changes Have Come. The Study Of Two Villages, ? Anal Khullen An Saluk-Brings Out The Phenomena Of Continuityas Well As Change In Anal Society. Bookseller Inventory # 040715

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Now the Hell Will Start: One Soldier's Flight from the Greatest Manhunt of World

Koerner, Brendan I.
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Book Description: Penguin. 1 Paperback(s), 2008. soft. Book Condition: New. Herman Perry, traumatized by the hardships of the Indo-Burmese jungle in World War II and also by the blatant racism of his white commanding officers, found solace in opium and marijuana. On one fateful day, in the throes of an emotional collapse, Perry shot his unarmed white lieutenant and fled into the jungle, triggering an unprecedented manhunt. Wired magazine contributing editor Brendan Koerner spent nearly five years chasing Perry's ghost to the most remote corners of India and Burma, and here gives us "a fascinating, untold story of the Second World War, an incendiary social document, and a thrilling, campfire tale adventure" (George Pelacanos). This is also the story of the Ledo Road's forgotten GIs, for whom Jim Crow was as powerful an enemy as the Japanese—and for whom Herman Perry, dubbed the jungle king, became an unlikely folk hero."Segregation is the context for Koerner's biography of Herman Perry, and the Burma theater of World War II is the stage. Shipped to Asia with thousands of black American draftees to build the Ledo Road, Perry generated considerable documentation in his short life, and Koerner fully capitalizes on it. Producing a riveting personal drama, Koerner glimpses Perry's essentially ebullient personality forming in the Jim Crow world but rebelling against its army version on the other side of the world. Not glossing over Perry's transgressions of military discipline, one of which was a capital offense at the tragic heart of the narrative, Koerner solidly anchors them in their emotionally stressful context of miserable road construction in a pestilent jungle amid contemptuous treatment from some white officers. There were two extraordinary consequences of Perry's central misdeed: his court-martial, whose procedures Koerner critiques, and beforehand, Perry's escape and yearlong survival in the Burmese wilds as an adoptive member of the Naga people. With arresting pacing and empathy for its participants, Koerner's skillful rendering of the Perry saga exerts certain appeal."—Booklist 386. Bookseller Inventory # 36293

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THE NAGA KING'S DAUGHTER

Wavell, Stewart
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Book Description: George Allen and Unwin, London, 1964. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. - 8vo. - Illus. - 247pp. - First Edition - F/NF - NEW hardcover with dj, mark to top of spine else, almost FINE. Bookseller Inventory # 760700

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Book Description: Nat Geographic Mag, 1955. Pamphlet. Book Condition: Very Good. Vol 107, No 2, Feb, pp. 247-264, Profusely Illus, Incl Color Photos, disbound & removed from orig vol, thus self-wrps (Pamphlet), VG. Bookseller Inventory # 028523

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A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN THE 8TH GURKHA RIFLES: A Burma Memoir

Scott Gilmore with Patrick Davis
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Book Description: Brassey's, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. - 8vo. - Illus. - 279pp. - First Edition - F/F - NEW hardcover with dj. A memoir of an American who started as an American Field Service ambulance driver in Egypt with the British army. After El Alamein he volunteered to be an officer in the Indian army leading the 8th Gurkha Rifles against the Japanese in Burma. Contents include; "With the AFS in the Western Desert," "An Officer of the Raj," "The Gurkhas," "To the Arkan," "North to Naga Country," "March to the Irrwaddy," and more. Illustrated with historic photographs and maps. Notes, bibliography, and index. Bookseller Inventory # zb18091

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Southwestern Journal of Anthropology Volume 4 Number 3

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Book Description: University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, 1948. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Unknown. Good + Edges a bit worn, sunned, previous owner's stamp to top edge. Includes "The Impact of Situation and Personality on Four Hopi Emergence Myths", "Material Culture of the Langsing Nagas, Northern Burma", etc. Bookseller Inventory # 003390

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Book Description: University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1968. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Spine slightly cocked. ; 16 x 24 cm.; pg. xv, 323 ; Preface, introduction, appendixes, glossary, references, index; lists of illustrations, maps, and tables. "A CEREMONIAL OX OF INDIA is a detailed study by a cultural geographer of the mithan (Bos frontalis) , a domesticated bovine animal that is not milked. The author became aware of this anomaly of the mithan while he was on a field trip investigating milk use and dairying in southern Asia. After extensive research in the literature, he presents his findings on the mithan. 'Mithan country proper' includes the lower Eastern Himalayas and the mountains running southward between India and Burma. The tribal, animist, hill people who occupy the area are shifting cultivators. The mithan, one of the gentlest of animals, is among their most prized possessions." ; 0299049809. Bookseller Inventory # 12568

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The spirit tree : the story of baptist work among primitive peoples

Skoglund, John E. (John Egnar), b. 1912
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Book Description: Philadelphia Judson Press [1952]., 1952. Good, side stapled, in illus. red & black wrapper. Sl. red penc. 95 p.; 20.5 cm. (Starr, A Baptist bibliography S3648 for orig. 1951 edition). 3rd printing edition. Binding is Paperbound. Bookseller Inventory # 014274

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The Sacred Symbols of Mu (Paperback)

Col James Churchward
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Book Description: Createspace, United States, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 254 x 203 mm. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Mu, as a lost Pacific Ocean continent, was later popularized by James Churchward (1851-1936) in a series of books, beginning with Lost Continent of Mu, the Motherland of Man (1926), re-edited later as The Lost Continent Mu (1931). Other popular books in the series are The Children of Mu (1931), and The Sacred Symbols of Mu (1933). Churchward claimed that more than fifty years ago, while he was a soldier in India, he befriended a high-ranking temple priest who showed him a set of ancient sunburnt clay tablets, supposedly in a long lost Naga-Maya language which only two other people in India could read. Having mastered the language himself, Churchward found out that they originated from the place where [man] first appeared-Mu. The 1931 edition states that all matter of science in this work are based on translations of two sets of ancient tablets: the clay tables he read in India, and a collection 2,500 stone tablets that had been uncovered by William Niven in Mexico. p. 7 Churchward gave a vivid description of Mu as the home of an advanced civilization, the Naacal, which flourished between 50,000 and 12,000 years ago, was dominated by a white race, p. 48 and was superior in many respects to our own p. 17 At the time of its demise, about 12,000 years ago, Mu had 64,000,000 inhabitants and many large cities, and colonies in the other continents. Churchward claimed that the landmass of Mu was located in the Pacific Ocean, and stretched east-west from the Marianas to Easter Island, and north-south from Hawaii to Mangaia. He claimed that according to the creation myth he read in the Indian tablets, Mu had been lifted above sea level by the expansion of underground volcanic gases. Eventually Mu was completely obliterated in almost a single night p. 44: after a series of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, the broken land fell into that great abyss of fire and was covered by fifty millions of square miles of water. p. 50 Churchward claimed that Mu was the common origin of the great civilizations of Egypt, Greece, Central America, India, Burma and others, including Easter Island, and was in particular the source of ancient megalithic architecture. As evidence for his claims, he pointed to symbols from throughout the world, in which he saw common themes of birds, the relation of the Earth and the sky, and especially the Sun. Churchward claims the king of Mu was Ra and he relates this to the Egyptian god of the sun, Ra, and the Rapanui word for Sun, ra a, which he incorrectly spells raa. [8]: p. 48 He claimed to have found symbols of the Sun in Egypt, Babylonia, Peru and all ancient lands and countries - it was a universal symbol. [8]: p. 138 Churchward attributed all megalithic art in Polynesia to the people of Mu. He claimed that symbols of the sun are found depicted on stones of Polynesian ruins, such as the stone hats (pukao) on top of the giant moai statues of Easter Island. Citing W.J. Johnson, Churchward describes the cylindrical hats as spheres that seem to show red in the distance, and asserts that they represent the Sun as Ra. p. 138 He also incorrectly claimed that some of them are made of red sandstone [8]: p. 89 which does not occur in the island. The platforms on which the statues rest (ahu) are described by Churchward as being platform-like accumulations of cut and dressed stone, which were supposedly left in their current positions awaiting shipment to some other part of the continent for the building of temples and palaces. p. 89 He also cites the pillars erected by the Maori of New Zealand as an example of this lost civilization s handiwork.: p. 158 In Churchward s view, the present-day Polynesians are not descendants of the dominant members of the lost civilization of Mu, responsible for these great works, but survivors of the cataclysm that adopted the first cannibalism and savagery in the world. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781463524203

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Naga Queen (Paperback)

Pauline Hayton
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Book Description: Createspace, United States, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 229 x 152 mm. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. In late 1930s Britain, a young woman yearns for the exciting adventures that seem to be reserved exclusively for men. "Come visit me in India," her friend Alexa writes, and Ursula Graham Bower does, unaware that Assam is where her dreams will come true.Flouting convention, she goes to live in the jungle-clad hills with reformed headhunters, the Zemi Nagas, where she finds fulfillment and a sense of purpose by recording their culture and providing much needed medical care. Her attempts to reconcile the distrustful Zemi with the British authorities are unsuccessful, until the 1942 Japanese invasion of Burma becomes the catalyst to heal the breach.The British Army recruits her into "V" Force as a guerilla. Leading a band of Naga scouts and a platoon of soldiers, she watches the border areas. The Japanese invade India and, with British lines twenty miles behind her, the danger increases. Fearing the authorities will make her leave if they contact her, and that the Nagas will fold if she goes, Ursula signals H.Q.: "Going forward to find the enemy. Send more rifles." The Nagas remain loyal in the most dangerous circumstances, even being prepared to die with her. They put their trust in Ursula and the authorities and the authorities trust them, and they do not fail each other. The Zemi suspicion of the British Government dissolves.As the war moves into Burma, Ursula receives the Order of the British Empire Medal for her exploits. Lt. Colonel Betts, a "V" Force officer intrigued by the idea of a woman guerilla and seeking an unconventional wife, schemes to meet Ursula. She marries him, having found a man who loves her for living life on her own terms. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781490406312

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Manipur and Naga Hills

Sir James Johnstone
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Book Description: Hard Bound. Book Condition: New. Manipur, a beautiful valley, is surroundedd by the hills on all sides and bounded on the North by Naga Hills. Naga Hills forms a part of the complex mountain barries on the borders of Burma and India. Since the author had been to both the places he acquired a first hand information, with immense experiences about their people, history, politics, religion, culture, economics, etc. He has set down authentic facts in a systematic way and given historical events connected with Manipur and Naga hills in British India. demy octavo, Index. 8121201217 233. Bookseller Inventory # 42594

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Gazetteer of Manipur

E W Dun
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Book Description: Book Condition: New. Located in the north east frontier of India and bordering with Burma, the State of Manipur has special strategic significance. It is inhabited by both Hinduised Meities and animist, Christianised Nagas and Kukis. Except for a few traces, the early history of Manipur was veiled in obscurity. However, the dawn of the 18th century witnessed the emergence of Manipur as a vital frontier region during the British period. First published in 1886 under the direction of the quarter-master general in India, the Gazetteer of Manipur provides an exhaustive account of the land and its people, fauna and flora, religion and culture, politics and economics. Many important routes through out the land have been given in detail. 817049057X 320. Bookseller Inventory # 48803

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Naga Queen (Paperback)

Pauline Hayton
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Book Description: Createspace, United States, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 229 x 152 mm. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.In late 1930s Britain, a young woman yearns for the exciting adventures that seem to be reserved exclusively for men. "Come visit me in India," her friend Alexa writes, and Ursula Graham Bower does, unaware that Assam is where her dreams will come true.Flouting convention, she goes to live in the jungle-clad hills with reformed headhunters, the Zemi Nagas, where she finds fulfillment and a sense of purpose by recording their culture and providing much needed medical care. Her attempts to reconcile the distrustful Zemi with the British authorities are unsuccessful, until the 1942 Japanese invasion of Burma becomes the catalyst to heal the breach.The British Army recruits her into "V" Force as a guerilla. Leading a band of Naga scouts and a platoon of soldiers, she watches the border areas. The Japanese invade India and, with British lines twenty miles behind her, the danger increases. Fearing the authorities will make her leave if they contact her, and that the Nagas will fold if she goes, Ursula signals H.Q.: "Going forward to find the enemy. Send more rifles." The Nagas remain loyal in the most dangerous circumstances, even being prepared to die with her. They put their trust in Ursula and the authorities and the authorities trust them, and they do not fail each other. The Zemi suspicion of the British Government dissolves.As the war moves into Burma, Ursula receives the Order of the British Empire Medal for her exploits. Lt. Colonel Betts, a "V" Force officer intrigued by the idea of a woman guerilla and seeking an unconventional wife, schemes to meet Ursula. She marries him, having found a man who loves her for living life on her own terms. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781490406312

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Manipur and the Naga Hills

Sir James Johnstone
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Book Description: Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd., 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. . (illustrator). . Manipur, a beautiful valley, is surrounded by the hills on all sides and bounded on the North by Naga Hills. Naga Hills forms a part of the complex mountain barriers on the borders of Burma and India. Since the author had been to both the places he acquired a first hand information, with immense experiences about their people, history, politics, religion, culture economics, etc. He has set down authentic facts in a systematic way and given historical events connected with Manipur and Naga Hills in British India. Contents: Search`s Preface Introductory Memoir Chap. I : MY Experiences IN Manipur AND Naga HILLS : Arrival in India - Hospitable friends - The Lieut. - Governor - Journey to the Naga Hills - Nigriting - Golaghat - A panther reminiscence - Hot springs - A village Dance - Dimapur - My new abode Chap. II : Samagudting - Unhealthy quarters - A callous widower - Want of Water - Inhabitants of the Naga Hills - Captain Butler - Other Officials - Our Life in the wilds - A tiger carries off the postman - An Indian Forest - Encouragement Chap. III : Historical Events connected with Manipur and the Naga Hills - Different Tribes - Their Religion - Food and customs Chap. IV : Value of keeping a promise - Episode of Sallajee - Protection given to small villages, and the large one defied - "Thorough" Government of India`s Views - A plea for Christian Education in the Naga Hills Chap. V : Visit Dimapur - A terrible storm - Cultivation - Aggression by Konoma - My ultimatum - Konoma submits - Birth of a son - Forest Flowers - A fever patient - Proposed change of station - Leave Naga Hills - March through the forest - Depredation by tigers - Calcutta - Return to England Chap. VI : Return to India - Attached to Foreign Office - Imperial assemblage at Delhi - Almorah - Appointed to Manipur - Journey to Shillong - Cherra Poojee - Colonel McCulloch - Question of ceremony Chap. VII : Start for Manipur - March over the Hills - Lovely Scenery - Views of the Valley - State Reception - The Residency - Visitors Chap. VIII : Visit the Maharajah - His Ministers - Former Revolutions - Thangal Major Chap. IX : Manipur - Early History - Our connection with it - Ghumbeer Singh - Burmese War Chap. X : Ghumbeer Singh and our treatment of him - Nur Singh and attempt on his life - McCulloch - His WISDOM and Generosity - My Establishment - Settlement of Frontier Dispute Chap. XI : My Early Days in Manipur - The Capital - The Inhabitants - Good Qualities of Manipuris - Origin of Valley of Manipur - Expedition to the Naga Hills - Lovely Scenery - Attack on Kongal Tannah by Burmese - Return from Naga Hills - Visit Kongal Tannah Chap. XII : Discussions as to New Residency - Its Completion - Annual Boat - Races - Kang - Joop - Kool - Daily Work - Dealings with the Durbar Chap. XIII : Violent Conduct of Prince Koireng - A rebuke - Service Payment - Advantages of Manipuri System - Customs Duties - Slavery - Releasing Slaves - Chowbas` Fidelity - Sepoy`s kindness to Children - Visit to the Yoma Range Chap. XIV : An Old Acquaintance - Monetary crisis - A cure for Breaking Crockery - Rumour of Human Sacrifices - Improved Postal System - Apricots - Mulberries - A Snake Story - Search after Treasure - Another Snake Story - Visit to Calcutta - Athletics - Ball Practice - A near shave Chap. XV : Spring in Manipur - Visit Kombang - Manipuri Orderlies - Parade of the Maharajah`s Guards - Birth of a Daughter - An evening walk in the capital - Polo - Visit to Cachar Chap. XVI : Punishment of Female Criminals - A Man Saved from Execution - A Kuki executed - Old Customs abolished - Anecdots of Ghumbeer Singh - The Manipuri Army - Effort to re - organise Manipur Levy - System of Rewards - "Nothing for nothing" - An English School - Hindoo Festivals - Rainbows - View from Kang - Joop - Kool Printed Pages: 234. Bookseller Inventory # 34311

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HISTORY OF UPPER ASSAM UPPER BURMAH AND NORTH EASTERN FRONTIER

L. W. Shakespear
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Book Description: Spectrum Publications, Guwahati Delhi, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 2nd Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Previously published in 1914 by Macmillan & Co London. Illustrated with maps. L. W. Shakespear was Colonel of the 2nd Goorkhas and Warden for several years in the North-Eastern Marches. He served with the Assam police force. The work begins with a review of the archeology and history of the area, and is particularly concerned with the ethnography of the various border tribes, such as the Kachari, Ahom and Naga. The small beginnings, in 1823, of the tea industry, which still forms an important part of the region's economy, are described, Bookseller Inventory # 000714

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Naga?s Right To Self Determination : An Anthropologicalhistorical Perspective

Reisang Vashum
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Book Description: Mittal Publications, New Delhi, 2005. N.A. Book Condition: New. 23 cms. xxii, 254 p.,The dynamics of the politics of identity, ethnicity and self-determination seems to be at climax today be lying many ideologies who once thought that ethnic dynamism was a non-issue for the 20th and 21st Centuries. This is for the fact that many peoples and/or nations are still ?unrepresented? in the comity of the world-the United Nations Organisation (UNO) as equal partners. Through the UNO, the world for the first time has become a family of nations. Many nations have become independent from their so-called colonial maters. India is one of the States that is celebrating its fifty years of independence. However, there is yet another ugly face of the emergence of several independent States (viz., in multi-national States) that has not been well addressed. This is the case of the ?unrepresented nations/peoples? that have been arbitrarily annexed into the stronger and bigger newly formed independent States so that they remain as ?marginalised? nations in the then existing States system. nagas are said to be one of the peoples and/or nations who were arbitrarily annexed by India and Myanmar (erstwhile Burma). Today, the Nagas are living in two sovereign States as unhappy people. This book, The Nagas; Right to Self determination:. is a historical and holistic account of the Nagas struggle for their right to self-determination to be independent from India and Myanmar with special reference to India. This work thus mainly covers the Nagas? old way of life, the emergence of the Naga movement and the later developments till 1999 and the perceptions of the Nagas on self-determination. The author dates back into the remote Naga past traditions and articulates them to the development of the Modern Naga national movement. This ork is the outcome of a combination of an inter-disciplinary academic research and personal experiences as the author is a Naga himself and an active social worker. This book is perhaps the only exhaustive and holistic work on the Naga movement that has been furnished so far by any researcher and/or writer. This work, it is hoped, will be most helpful to scholars, policy makers, the Nagas themselves and persons interested in the Naga movement. The book will also be of equal importance to those involved in the area of conflict resolution/management/ethnic dynamism and so on. Bookseller Inventory # 041402

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Memoirs of the Department of Agriculture in India; Botanical Series Volume 1 (Paperback)

India Dept of Agriculture
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Book Description: Theclassics.Us, United States, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 246 x 189 mm. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: . occasionally in swarms. Larva.--3 inches long, green, horn yellow. Oblique lateral stripes on abdomen. Pupa.--With an external proboscis sheath, red brown. COSSID/E. Zeuzera Coffee.--Nietn. Edin. New. Phil. Journ. XV, 1862, p. 36. Hmpsn. F. Ind. Moths, I, p. 312. Bidie, Rept, on Ravages of the Borer, 1869, Madras (Figs.). Indian Museum Notes, II, III (Fig. 1. p. i). Fio. 41. Zeuzera Coffee. Larva in coffee branch, pnpa emerging, imago. Expanse, male 40, female 46 m. m. Head and thorax grey, with black spots. Wings white with blue-black spots at edges. Abdomen, black with white hair. Distribution.--Naga Hills, Rangoon, Ceylon, Borneo, Cachar (I. M.), Sikkim, Bhutan (Ddgn). Coffee districts of South India. Biology.--Larva tree boring. Pupa in bore, emerging partially before escape of moth.? One brood annually. Food Plants.--Coffee, sandal. Status.--Serious pest of coffee. Tht/ Red Borer. Larva.--2 inches, red-brown, smooth. Thoracic shield black. LASIOCAMPIDSE. 205. Trarala Vishnu. Lef. Zool. Journ., IlI, p. 27. Hmpsn. F. Ind. Moths, I, p. 421. Indian Insect Pests, p. 158. Male 50--60 m. m. Female 80--90 m. m. Male pale green, with an oblique line across wings. Inner area of hindwing white. Female yellow, an oblique line across wings, a red-brown patch on inner margin, a dark spot and an outer series of fuscous markings. Distribution, --China, Java, India, Ceylon, Burma. In India principally Himalayan and sub-Himalayan. Biology.--Eggs in double rows. Larva leaf-eating, hiding by day at root of plant. Pupa in cocoon of hairs on soil or on plant. Hibernation as pupa. About three broods in year, dependent upon food supply. Food Plants.--Castor, Sal, Country almond. Status.--Sporadic pest of castor, destructive when abundant. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781230731513

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The Sacred Symbols of Mu (Paperback)

Col James Churchward
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Book Description: Createspace, United States, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 254 x 203 mm. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Mu, as a lost Pacific Ocean continent, was later popularized by James Churchward (1851-1936) in a series of books, beginning with Lost Continent of Mu, the Motherland of Man (1926), re-edited later as The Lost Continent Mu (1931). Other popular books in the series are The Children of Mu (1931), and The Sacred Symbols of Mu (1933). Churchward claimed that more than fifty years ago, while he was a soldier in India, he befriended a high-ranking temple priest who showed him a set of ancient sunburnt clay tablets, supposedly in a long lost Naga-Maya language which only two other people in India could read. Having mastered the language himself, Churchward found out that they originated from the place where [man] first appeared-Mu. The 1931 edition states that all matter of science in this work are based on translations of two sets of ancient tablets: the clay tables he read in India, and a collection 2,500 stone tablets that had been uncovered by William Niven in Mexico. p. 7 Churchward gave a vivid description of Mu as the home of an advanced civilization, the Naacal, which flourished between 50,000 and 12,000 years ago, was dominated by a white race, p. 48 and was superior in many respects to our own p. 17 At the time of its demise, about 12,000 years ago, Mu had 64,000,000 inhabitants and many large cities, and colonies in the other continents. Churchward claimed that the landmass of Mu was located in the Pacific Ocean, and stretched east-west from the Marianas to Easter Island, and north-south from Hawaii to Mangaia. He claimed that according to the creation myth he read in the Indian tablets, Mu had been lifted above sea level by the expansion of underground volcanic gases. Eventually Mu was completely obliterated in almost a single night p. 44: after a series of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, the broken land fell into that great abyss of fire and was covered by fifty millions of square miles of water. p. 50 Churchward claimed that Mu was the common origin of the great civilizations of Egypt, Greece, Central America, India, Burma and others, including Easter Island, and was in particular the source of ancient megalithic architecture. As evidence for his claims, he pointed to symbols from throughout the world, in which he saw common themes of birds, the relation of the Earth and the sky, and especially the Sun. Churchward claims the king of Mu was Ra and he relates this to the Egyptian god of the sun, Ra, and the Rapanui word for Sun, ra a, which he incorrectly spells raa. [8]: p. 48 He claimed to have found symbols of the Sun in Egypt, Babylonia, Peru and all ancient lands and countries - it was a universal symbol. [8]: p. 138 Churchward attributed all megalithic art in Polynesia to the people of Mu. He claimed that symbols of the sun are found depicted on stones of Polynesian ruins, such as the stone hats (pukao) on top of the giant moai statues of Easter Island. Citing W.J. Johnson, Churchward describes the cylindrical hats as spheres that seem to show red in the distance, and asserts that they represent the Sun as Ra. p. 138 He also incorrectly claimed that some of them are made of red sandstone [8]: p. 89 which does not occur in the island. The platforms on which the statues rest (ahu) are described by Churchward as being platform-like accumulations of cut and dressed stone, which were supposedly left in their current positions awaiting shipment to some other part of the continent for the building of temples and palaces. p. 89 He also cites the pillars erected by the Maori of New Zealand as an example of this lost civilization s handiwork.: p. 158 In Churchward s view, the present-day Polynesians are not descendants of the dominant members of the lost civilization of Mu, responsible for these great works, but survivors of the cataclysm that adopted the first cannibalism and savagery in the world. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781463524203

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Manipur and the Naga Hills

Johnstone James
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Book Description: Gyan Publishing House. Book Condition: New. pp. 233, Frontispiece , Illus., Map Manipur, a beautiful valley, is surrounded by the hill on all sides and bounded on the North by Naga Hills. Naga hills form a part of the complex mountain barries on the borders of Burma and India. Since the author had been to both the places he acquired a first hand information, with immense experiences about their people history, politics, religion, culture, economics, etc. He has set down authentic fats in a systematic way and given historical events connected with Manipur and Naga Hills in British India. Bookseller Inventory # 7826678

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Agricultural Ledger Volume 14 (Paperback)

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Book Description: Rarebooksclub.com, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 246 x 189 mm. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 Excerpt: .of Ahmedabdd, five feet high as a weed on the edge of a juar field, in 1903. We have seen it from Surat. We have seen it to the north of Bombay near Bassein at Nald Sopdrd and Nirmal. It was common round a jheel at the latter place on bunds in 1905. In 1902 it was in a garden and near it at Nald Sopdra It occurs in the Deccan at Poona. In the Bombay Gazetteer, xv., 1883, page 428, is included a list of the plants of North Kanara by Talbot, who mentions Corchorus capsularis as found sparingly on roadsides throughout the district, and we have received it from South Malabar. Lawson collected it at Madras. WfLD CORCHORUS CAPSULARIS. Chutia Nagpur. Assam. Burma. Malay Peninsula. On the Chutia Nagpur plateau it ir rarely to be found; the late Mr. C. B. Clarke collected it at Ranchi in 1873, the Rev. A. Campbell sent it to Calcutta from Pokhuria under the SantaU name of Kashom ran. Mr. Campbell s specimens by their rounded leaves look very like the Jalpaiguri Chira-Mira. Mr. C. G. Mackenzie Kennedy, Deputy Commissioner of Nowgong, in 1897, sent to the Reporter on Economic Products specimens of this jute which had been found wild, stunted, and which were confused under the name of Chaka-mard with Melochia corchorifolia. No fibre is extracted from either it or Melochia in that district. Chakamdra is the same word etymological ly as Chiramira and the second half of it as Marud, which belongs also to Corchorus olitorius. It has been seen by us in a very branched condition from Tingalibam in the district of Sibsagar. Masters recorded in 1848 that it was in the Angami-Naga hills (Journ. Agric. Hort. Soc, India, vi., page 41). Kurz in his Contributions to a Knowledge of the Burmese Flora, page 130, says that C. capsularis is cultivated all over Burma. We have seen specim. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781130504507

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Agricultural Ledger Volume 14 (Paperback)

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Book Description: Rarebooksclub.com, United States, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 246 x 189 mm. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 Excerpt: .of Ahmedabdd, five feet high as a weed on the edge of a juar field, in 1903. We have seen it from Surat. We have seen it to the north of Bombay near Bassein at Nald Sopdrd and Nirmal. It was common round a jheel at the latter place on bunds in 1905. In 1902 it was in a garden and near it at Nald Sopdra It occurs in the Deccan at Poona. In the Bombay Gazetteer, xv., 1883, page 428, is included a list of the plants of North Kanara by Talbot, who mentions Corchorus capsularis as found sparingly on roadsides throughout the district, and we have received it from South Malabar. Lawson collected it at Madras. WfLD CORCHORUS CAPSULARIS. Chutia Nagpur. Assam. Burma. Malay Peninsula. On the Chutia Nagpur plateau it ir rarely to be found; the late Mr. C. B. Clarke collected it at Ranchi in 1873, the Rev. A. Campbell sent it to Calcutta from Pokhuria under the SantaU name of Kashom ran. Mr. Campbell s specimens by their rounded leaves look very like the Jalpaiguri Chira-Mira. Mr. C. G. Mackenzie Kennedy, Deputy Commissioner of Nowgong, in 1897, sent to the Reporter on Economic Products specimens of this jute which had been found wild, stunted, and which were confused under the name of Chaka-mard with Melochia corchorifolia. No fibre is extracted from either it or Melochia in that district. Chakamdra is the same word etymological ly as Chiramira and the second half of it as Marud, which belongs also to Corchorus olitorius. It has been seen by us in a very branched condition from Tingalibam in the district of Sibsagar. Masters recorded in 1848 that it was in the Angami-Naga hills (Journ. Agric. Hort. Soc, India, vi., page 41). Kurz in his Contributions to a Knowledge of the Burmese Flora, page 130, says that C. capsularis is cultivated all over Burma. We have seen specim. Bookseller Inventory # APC9781130504507

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Reise zu den Naga.

GANGULI, MILADA
(Berlin, Berli, Germany)
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Book Description: Leipzig, F. A. Brockhaus Verlag,1978., 1978. Ganzleinen mit Schutzumschlag, 8¡, 262 S., 2. Auflage, mit 16 Farbfotos, 40 Schwarzwei§tafeln und 28 Textillustrationen sowie 1 farbigen Ausschlagkarte, ÈVon allen einheimischen indischen StŠmmen haben mich die Naga am meisten beeindruckt. Sie sind Angehšrige alter StŠmme, die in Assam, im šstlichen Indien, den schmalen Landstreifen zwischen dem F§tal des Brahmaputra un der Grenze des benachbarten Burma bewohnen (Die Autorin).Ç Guter Zustand. (Bilder im JPG- oder PDF-Format auf Anfrage). Bookseller Inventory # 11315

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Southwestern Journal of Anthropology. Volume 4, No. 3. Autumn, 1948.

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Book Description: Albuquerque. University of New Mexico Press., 1948. Soft cover. Book Condition: Good. An issue of this quarterly journal. Previous owner's namestamp light on cover A clean and unmarked copy otherwise. Grey paper binding. Articles include: The Impact of Situation and Personality of four Hopi Emergence Myths, Material Culture of the Langsing Nagas (Northern Burma), A Status Symbol and Personality at Taos Pueblo, The Bacairi of Northern Matto Grosso, Age Changes in Dimensions When One Dimension is Constant, A Note on Dominican Basketry and its Analogues. Bookseller Inventory # 24r40

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Manipur and the Naga Hills

Sir James Johnstone
(New Delhi, DELHI, India)
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Book Description: Gyan. Hardbound. Book Condition: As New. Contents: Author's preface. Introductory memoir. 1. My experiences in Manipur and Naga hills. 2. Samagudting. 3. Historical events connected with Manipur and the Naga hills. 4. Value of keeping a promise. 5. Visit Dimapur. 6. Return to India. 7. Start for Manipur. 8. Visit the Maharajah. 9. Manipur. 10. Ghumbeer Singh and our treatment of him. 11. My early days in Manipur. 12. Discussions as to new residency. 13. Violent conduct of Prince Koireng. 14. An old acquaintance. 15. Spring in Manipur. 16. Punishment of female criminals. 17. Mr. Damant and the Naga hills. 18. Restoring order and confidence. 19. Konoma evacuated. 20. Visit Chingsow to investigate Chussad outrage. 21. Saving a criminal from execution. 22. March to Mao and improvement of the road. 23. Return to Manipur. 24. Return to India. 25. A friend in need. 26. More trouble with Thangal Major.27. News from Kendat. 28. People fairly friendly. 29. Mischief done by departure of steamers. 30. Conclusions. The events of 1890-1891. Index. " Manipur, a beautiful valley, is surrounded by the hills on all sides and bounded on the North by Naga hills. Naga hills forms a part of the complex mountain barriers on the borders of Burma and India. Since the author had been to both the places he acquired a first hand information, with immense experiences about their people, history, politics, religion, culture, economics, etc. He has set down authentic facts in a systematic way and given historical events connected with Manipur and Naga hills in British India." (jacket)No. 29229 233 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 44911

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Naga Identities: Changing Local Cultures in the Northeast of India.

Oppitz, Michael, Thomas Kaiser, Alban von Stockhausen and Marion Wettstein.
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Book Description: Ethnographic Museum of Zurich University., 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. HARDCOVER; in fine condition with dustjacket. This is a heavy volume; extra shipping may be required for priority mail or international orders. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 008056

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The Thirty-Seven Nats; A Phase of Spirit-Worship Prevailing in Burma (Paperback)

Sir Richard Carnac Temple
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Book Description: Rarebooksclub.com, United States, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 246 x 189 mm. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: . or medium) is not considered respectable, and he married her to a young Burman. The Nat became enraged and the newly-married husband sickened and died, and the guardian was obliged to celebrate the marriage between the widow and the Nat. The lady thus became a nat-kadazu and her oracular utterances were highly esteemed. Whenever she was possessed, she would drain off jars of toddy and four or five bottles of gin or brandy, and would be quite sober when she regained consciousness. She would even smoke ganja a hemp intoxicant in her cigars. After the expiry of about six months the Nat apparently got tired of his lady-love and left her for pastures new. She then lost the power of seeing into the past and future and, to hide her shame, she betook herself to Maiibin, where she died of cholera, perhaps with the approval or connivance of her celestial husband. Unlike Burmese astrology, Burmese magic seems not to have been greatly subjected to indigenous influences and to be still mainly Indian in origin, the Nats connected with it being chiefly Burmanised representatives of Indian Buddhist personages, 2/ia e Taw Sein Ko s description of Ponnaka Nat, involed for the purpose of doing harm by invisible agency. Ponnaka is the name of a Nat in the Vidura /zitaka, who took the wise minister Vidura to the Queen of the Nagas Serpents. The Queen had heard of the wisdom and virtue of Vidura and was eager to hear him preach, and Ponnaka was commissioned by her daughter to fetch him. He did so most effectually by tying him to the tail of his horse. The Ponnaka Nat is capable of doing three things in an invisible manner: --throwing stones at a house, heating people with a stick, burning a house or village. It is necessary, . Bookseller Inventory # APC9781236951878

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Naga Queen

Pauline Hayton
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Book Description: Paperback. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. Paperback. In late 1930s Britain, a young woman yearns for the exciting adventures that seem to be reserved exclusively for men. Come visit me in India, her friend Alexa writes, and Ursula Graham Bower does, unaware that Assam is where her dreams will come true. Flouting convention, she goes to live in the jungle-clad hills with reformed headhunters, the Zemi Nagas, where she finds fulfillment and a sense of purpose by recording their culture and providing much needed medical care. Her attempts to reconcile the distrustful Zemi with the British authorities are unsuccessful, until the 1942 Japanese invasion of Burma becomes the catalyst to heal the breach. The British Army recruits her into V Force as a guerilla. Leading a band of Naga scouts and a platoon of soldiers, she watches the border areas. The Japanese invade India and, with British lines twenty miles behind her, the danger increases. Fearing the authorities will make her leave if they contact her, and that the Nagas will fold if she goes, Ursula signals H. Q. : Going forward to find the enemy. Send more rifles. The Nagas remain loyal in the most dangerous circumstances, even being prepared to die with her. They put their trust in Ursula and the authorities and the authorities trust them, and they do not fail each other. The Zemi suspicion of the British Government dissolves. As the war moves into Burma, Ursula receives the Order of the British Empire Medal for her exploits. Lt. Colonel Betts, a V Force officer intrigued by the idea of a woman guerilla and seeking an unconventional wife, schemes to meet Ursula. She marries him, having found a man who loves her for living life on her own terms This item ships from La Vergne,TN. book. Bookseller Inventory # 9781490406312

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Tangsa people

Jesse Russell, Ronald Cohn
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Book Description: Book on Demand, Miami, 2013. Perfect binding. Book Condition: NEW. Dust Jacket Condition: NEW. 5.8" x 8.3". In English language. High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The Tangsa, termed Tangshang (Burmese: ¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿) in Myanmar (Burma), is a community of several tens of thousands living in Changlang Districts of Arunachal Pradesh,and parts of Tinsukia District of Assam, in north-eastern India, and across the border in Sagaing Region, Myanmar (Burma). The Tangshang in Myanmar were formerly known as Rangpang, Pangmi, and Heimi/Haimi. Their language is called Naga-Tase in The Ethnologue and the ISO code is ISO639-3:nst. They are a scheduled tribe under the Indian Constitution (where they are listed under ¿other Naga tribes¿) and there are many sub-tribes within Tangsa on both sides of the border. The Tangshang in Myanmar as well as the Tangsa in India regard themselves as a Naga tribe. They are well-built and of medium-stature. Dannoe izdanie predstavlyaet soboj kompilyatsiyu svedenij, nahodyaschihsya v svobodnom dostupe v srede Internet v tselom, i v informatsionnom setevom resurse "Vikipediya" v chastnosti. Sobrannaya po chastotnym zaprosam ukazannoj tematiki, dannaya kompilyatsiya postroena po printsipu podbora blizkih informatsionnyh ssylok, ne imeet samostoyatelnogo syuzheta, ne soderzhit nikakih analiticheskih materialov, vyvodov, otsenok moralnogo, eticheskogo, politicheskogo, religioznogo i mirovozzrencheskogo haraktera v otnoshenii glavnoj tematiki, predstavlyaya soboj isklyuchitelno faktologicheskij material. This item is printed on demand. This is a printed copy of digital content available at Wikipedia. SOFT COVER. Bookseller Inventory # 3435466

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Ursula Graham Bower

Jesse Russel, Ronald Cohn
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Book Description: Book on Demand, Miami, 2013. Perfect binding. Book Condition: NEW. Dust Jacket Condition: NEW. 8.3" x 11". In English language. High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Ursula Violet Graham Bower MBE (later known as U. V. G. Betts) (15 May 1914 - 12 November 1988), was one of the pioneer anthropologists in the Naga Hills between 1937-1946 and a guerrilla fighter against the Japanese in Burma from 1942-45. Dannoe izdanie predstavlyaet soboj kompilyatsiyu svedenij, nahodyaschihsya v svobodnom dostupe v srede Internet v tselom, i v informatsionnom setevom resurse "Vikipediya" v chastnosti. Sobrannaya po chastotnym zaprosam ukazannoj tematiki, dannaya kompilyatsiya postroena po printsipu podbora blizkih informatsionnyh ssylok, ne imeet samostoyatelnogo syuzheta, ne soderzhit nikakih analiticheskih materialov, vyvodov, otsenok moralnogo, eticheskogo, politicheskogo, religioznogo i mirovozzrencheskogo haraktera v otnoshenii glavnoj tematiki, predstavlyaya soboj isklyuchitelno faktologicheskij material. This item is printed on demand. This is a printed copy of digital content available at Wikipedia. SOFT COVER. Bookseller Inventory # 1811165

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HISTORY OF THE ASSAM RIFLES (1824-1929)

Shakespear, Col. L.W.
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Book Description: India, 1980,Spectrum, reprint of 1929 edition, hard bound in dj (Good+ / Good+) condition, xxviii, + 301 pages. plates, 6 maps in B&W, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, --------------------------- The Regiment was raised in 1824 as Frontier Constabulary for border control duties between India and Burma. It consisted of specially recruited Gurkha rank and file commanded by British officers on secondment from the Indian Army. This is a comprehensive history with good detail of operations in the Chin Hills, Naga Hills, Abor, Lushai etc. Bibliography, Index, Apps: list of former COs, notes on affiliations with Gurkha units, notes on Assam Rifles organisation changes from 1863 onwards, 84 mono photos, one plate, 6 maps. Bookseller Inventory # 39209

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