ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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The North-East A Soviet View

The North-East: A Soviet View Baren Ray THIS is the fust book published in the Soviet Union about the political development of the hill areas of North- East India. The aim of the author, a senior research fellow of the Institute of Oriental Studies, was to analyse four interconnected aspects : (1) the process of ethnic consolidation of different communities under the impact of external and internal factors; (2) the growth and development of the movements for autonomy; (3) policies or the federal government in respect of the hill tribes; and (4) dynamics of political evolution of the states and union territories after the reorganisation of Assam and upto the parliamentary elections of 1980.

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