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Ethnic Processes in North-Eastern India

Ethnic Processes in North-Eastern India S K Acharya This paper is an attempt to study some of the ethnic processes in the seven states of north-eastern India. The theoretical framework draws heavily from the analytical models developed in Soviet ethnography, particularly the works of Yulian Bromley. However, to explain the ethnic complexities in India with its unique caste system and strong popular feelings about Indian 'nation', certain new concepts and terms are devised.

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