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Author Stirn, Aglaja.
Title The hidden world of the Naga : living traditions in Northeast India and Burma / Aglaja Stirn and Peter van Ham.
Imprint Munich ; New York : Prestel, [2003]
©2003

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Author Stirn, Aglaja.
Subject Naga (South Asian people) -- Social life and customs.
Alt Name Van Ham, Peter.
Description 191 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 30 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [189]-191).
ISBN 3791328786 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 51991998
Table of Contents
 Preface / Alan Macfarlane6
 Introduction10
1Mountains upon Mountains: The Naga Cultural Realm14
2The Many Faces of a People28
3Building Solidarity: The Village and its Morung52
4Of Leopard Men and Tiger Spirits: Man and Beast in the Naga Hills70
5Appeasing the Spirits and Acquiring Fertility: Naga Religious Customs90
6Heroes, Warfare and Headhunting: Principles of Traditional Naga Civilization104
7The Essential Crafts: Fire, Clay and Metal, Bamboo and Cane132
8Weaving an Identity: Dress, Ornaments and Adornment146
9The Aesthetics of Wood166
 Endnotes and Bibliography189
 The Authors / Photographers192