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The peripheral centre : voices from India's Northeast

Author: Preeti Gill
Publisher: New Delhi : Zubaan, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Northeast India, connected to the rest of the country by only a narrow strip of land, has long been a site of tension between people native to the region--many of whom demand more political independence--and representatives of the mainland and the Indian state. In 2004, one of the region's notorious paramilitary groups famously arrested and killed a young woman named Thangjam Manorama. This collection takes its  Read more...
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Named Person: Thangjam Manorama
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Preeti Gill
ISBN: 9789381017951 9381017956
OCLC Number: 874119971
Description: ix, 482 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: general editor, Preeti Gill.

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In 2004, one of the region's notorious paramilitary groups famously arrested and killed a young woman named Thangjam Manorama. This title takes its inspiration from the mass demonstrations that arose  Read more...

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"It's impossible to cover the import of all the essays in the span of one review. But in short, the book is a brave attempt to cover just about everything there is to know about the region from a Read more...

 
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