-The book is an in depth study of the socio cultural life of the mising tribe of Assam the second largest among the plain tribes of Assam. Studying their oral narratives it deals with the factors that influence the material culture of the tribe and delve broadly into their folk art craft, architaecture, costumes and ornaments and food. The work will interest students and scholars of Indian anthropology sociology and specifically of folk cultures and traditions. General readers will also find the work extremely interesting and informative.
About the Author:
-Dr. Ashok Sarma a distinguished scholar is a keen researcher of tribal life and folklore in India. His studies have borne special reference to the nature dynamism and influences on folklore and tribal culture of the plain tribes of Assam. He has contributed valuable articles relating to the culture of Assam in several leading newspapers.