This book explores the making of colonial Northeast India and offers a new perspective to the study of the Assamese identify in the nineteenth century as a distinctly nineteenth-century cultural phenomenon, not confined to linguistic parameters alone. It studies crucial markers of the self--history, customs, food, dress, new religious beliefs etc.
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Title: Becoming Assamese: Colonialism and new subjectivities in Northeast India
Author: Sengupta, Madhumita
ISBN 13: 9781138219601
ISBN 10: 1138219606
Pages etc.: xii+278p., (2)tabs., abb., gloss., bib., ind., 23cm.
Place of publication: New York
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