ISBN 9788121211567,Indigenous Knowledge Traditions

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Gyan Publishing House

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9788121211567

ISBN-10 8121211565

Hard Back

Number of Pages 232 Pages
Language (English)

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The present treatise presents a collection of eighteen research articles offered by eminent social scientists to acquaint a wide audience with the Indigenous Knowledge Traditions of varied ethnic groups living in diverse habitat of North East India. Indigenous knowledge is participants' acquaintance of their sequential and societal space, and encompasses non-technical insight, astuteness, judgment, perceptions and innovative capabilities which should not undermine as informal and confined knowledge. In the contemporary changing world, documentation of the indigenous knowledge traditions and intangible cultural heritage is needed without delay for its urgent maintenance, fortification, management and communication; and for the sustainable development of the indigenous communities. Under one cover, the present volume features with abundance of unique materials and wide-ranging analysis which is extremely stimulus, useful and surely serve the interest of anthropologists, besides agricultural and medical scientists and many others both at the teaching and research level, as well as planners and policy makers with a concern about the indigenous people ofNorth East India.