Contents: Preface. 1. An Anthropological Outlook on the Emergence and Migration Histories of Northeastern Populations, India/Khangembam Somibabu Meitei and Sanjenbam Yaiphaba Meitei. 2. Impact of Basic Amenities and Socio-economy on Women Health of Tribal Concentrated Zones in India/Suparna Shome, Susmita Bharati, Manoranjan Pal and Premananda Bharati. 3. Corruption in the Socio-cultural Context of Arunachal Pradesh: An Anthropological Understanding/Tame Ramya. 4. Fertility across Generations: A Study of the Minyong Mothers and Daughters/Maitreyee Sharma. 5. Factors Affecting Infant and Child Mortality amongtwo Tribes of Arunachal Pradesh, India/Tiluttoma Baruah. 6. Understanding Life in the Inter-State Borderlands of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh/Ratna Tayeng. 7. Changing Trends in Living Megalithic Practices in Pamohi, Guwahati/Garima Thakuria and Manoj Kumar Singh. 8. Administration of Village Council among the Dimasas of Assam in a Rural Context/Arifur Zaman. 9. Reproductive Life of Khamti Women of Assam/Juri Borah and Sarthak Sengupta. 10. The Moria Muslims of the Brahmaputra Valley: A Study on Historical Background and their Distribution/P. K. Guha. 11. Traditional Weekly Markets of Karbi Anglong and IndigenousNumeral System of the Karbis: An Overview/Somenath Bhattacharjee. 12. Selection Intensity among the Ahoms and the Khamyangs of Upper Assam/Dali Dutta and Sarthak Sengupta. 13. Ethnoarchaeological Study on the Origin of Rice Cake Making in Assam/Anamika Gogoi Duarah. 14. Menstrual Cycle among the Meiteis of Manipur: Myths and Taboos/Zenia Thangjam and Sudipta Ghosh. 15. The Sedimentary Record of the Pre-Historic Sites of the Ganol-Rongram Valley, Garo Hills/Sukanya Sharma. 16. Lepchas of Sikkim: A Review of Ethnographic Texts from Colonial to Current Times/Charisma K. Lepcha. 17. Health, Illness, and Therapeutics: A Study on Power Healing among the Lepchas/Sumitabha Chakraborty. 18. Variation of Angular Photogrammetric Analysis of the Facial Profile: A Study on Tripuris and Bengalee Hindu Caste Population/Debalina Roy, Priyanka Das, Kusum Ghosh, Diptendu Chatterjee, and Arup Ratan Bandyopadhyay. Index.
The present compilation of research contribution accommodated in 'Spectrum of Anthropological Perspectives of Northeast India' consist of eighteen research articles offered by distinguished and experienced anthropologists highlighting numerous issues covering biological, socio-cultural, prehistoric, ethnoarchaeological and several other aspects of varied ethnic groups living in diverse habitat of Northeast India. The anthology provides an overview of contemporary anthropological research in Northeast India. This volume, it is hoped, will serve as a useful resource book for researchers including anthropologists, sociologists besides other specialists in the field of social sciences. The book will also be of equal importance to those involved in teaching and research, in addition, planners, policy makers and indeed anyone with aconcern about the indigenous population groups of Northeast India.