"The book is an outcome of the National Seminar organized by IGRMS in
collaboration with the Department of Anthropology, Gauhati University, Guwahati, Assam.
The volume comprises of 29 articles presented in the conference and dealt with the issues
related with the various crucial aspects of the theme. The volume generates a vide
understanding about the rich cultural heritage of Assam.
In fact, the domain of cultural heritage in the context of Assam is very vast; however,
this book tries to focus on some of the areas which deserve attention from the
The book will be of immense interest to scholars and students of Anthropology,
Sociology and Cultural studies and may lead to new researches to understand the people and
the places of India's North east."