skip to content
The hidden world of the Naga : living traditions in Northeast India and Burma Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The hidden world of the Naga : living traditions in Northeast India and Burma

Author: Aglaja Stirn; Peter Van Ham
Publisher: Munich ; New York : Prestel, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"The Hidden World of the Naga is the first comprehensive examination of the tribal groups that for centuries have lived in relative isolation in the hills and mountains of Northeast India and Northwest Myanmar. Illustrated with stunning images never published before, this book is a celebration of the Naga cultural realm, covering aspects ranging from art and architecture to traditional customs, crafts and the  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Ouvrages illustrés
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stirn, Aglaja.
Hidden world of the Naga.
Munich ; New York : Prestel, ©2003
(OCoLC)607068525
Online version:
Stirn, Aglaja.
Hidden world of the Naga.
Munich ; New York : Prestel, ©2003
(OCoLC)631096031
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aglaja Stirn; Peter Van Ham
ISBN: 3791328786 9783791328782
OCLC Number: 51991998
Description: 191 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 30 cm
Contents: Preface / Alan Macfarlane --
1. Mountains upon Mountains: The Naga Cultural Realm --
2. The Many Faces of a People --
3. Building Solidarity: The Village and its Morung --
4. Of Leopard Men and Tiger Spirits: Man and Beast in the Naga Hills --
5. Appeasing the Spirits and Acquiring Fertility: Naga Religious Customs --
6. Heroes, Warfare and Headhunting: Principles of Traditional Naga Civilization --
7. The Essential Crafts: Fire, Clay and Metal, Bamboo and Cane --
8. Weaving an Identity: Dress, Ornaments and Adornment --
9. The Aesthetics of Wood.
Responsibility: Aglaja Stirn and Peter van Ham.
More information:

Abstract:

This celebration of Naga culture, art, music and way of life provides a comprehensive examination of the tribes that comprise the "World of the Naga". It contains many never-before-published images  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/51991998> # The hidden world of the Naga : living traditions in Northeast India and Burma
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "51991998" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/367566291#Place/munich> ; # Munich
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/gw> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/367566291#Topic/ethnologie> ; # Ethnologie
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1032155> ; # Naga (South Asian people)--Social life and customs
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/367566291#Topic/naga_peuple_d_asie_meridionale_moeurs_et_coutumes> ; # Naga (Peuple d'Asie méridionale)--Mœurs et coutumes
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/367566291#Place/naga_volk> ; # Naga
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/367566291#Topic/naga> ; # Naga
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/367566291#Topic/naga_south_asian_people_social_life_and_customs> ; # Naga (South Asian people)--Social life and customs
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/367566291#Topic/bildband> ; # Bildband
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/305.895/e21/> ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/79107720> ; # Peter Van Ham
    schema:copyrightYear "2003" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/24739752> ; # Aglaja Stirn
    schema:datePublished "2003" ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/367566291> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/631096031> ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/607068525> ;
    schema:name "The hidden world of the Naga : living traditions in Northeast India and Burma"@en ;
    schema:productID "51991998" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/51991998#PublicationEvent/munich_new_york_prestel_2003> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/367566291#Agent/prestel> ; # Prestel
    schema:reviews <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/51991998#Review/-613863057> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9783791328782> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA3X8501> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://d-nb.info/966438396> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/51991998> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/367566291#Topic/naga_peuple_d_asie_meridionale_moeurs_et_coutumes> # Naga (Peuple d'Asie méridionale)--Mœurs et coutumes
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Naga (Peuple d'Asie méridionale)--Mœurs et coutumes"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/367566291#Topic/naga_south_asian_people_social_life_and_customs> # Naga (South Asian people)--Social life and customs
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85089503> ;
    schema:name "Naga (South Asian people)--Social life and customs"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1032155> # Naga (South Asian people)--Social life and customs
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Naga (South Asian people)--Social life and customs"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/24739752> # Aglaja Stirn
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Stirn" ;
    schema:givenName "Aglaja" ;
    schema:name "Aglaja Stirn" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/79107720> # Peter Van Ham
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Van Ham" ;
    schema:givenName "Peter" ;
    schema:name "Peter Van Ham" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9783791328782>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "3791328786" ;
    schema:isbn "9783791328782" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/607068525>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Hidden world of the Naga." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/51991998> ; # The hidden world of the Naga : living traditions in Northeast India and Burma
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/631096031>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Hidden world of the Naga." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/51991998> ; # The hidden world of the Naga : living traditions in Northeast India and Burma
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/51991998>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/51991998> ; # The hidden world of the Naga : living traditions in Northeast India and Burma
    schema:dateModified "2018-08-21" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/51991998#Review/-613863057>
    a schema:Review ;
    schema:itemReviewed <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/51991998> ; # The hidden world of the Naga : living traditions in Northeast India and Burma
    schema:reviewBody ""The Hidden World of the Naga is the first comprehensive examination of the tribal groups that for centuries have lived in relative isolation in the hills and mountains of Northeast India and Northwest Myanmar. Illustrated with stunning images never published before, this book is a celebration of the Naga cultural realm, covering aspects ranging from art and architecture to traditional customs, crafts and the everyday life of these remote peoples."--Jacket." ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.