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The Tai Khamtis of the north-east / compiled with an introduction by Lila Gogoi ; with a foreword by Maheswar Neog.

By: Gogoi, Lila
Language: English Publisher: New Dehli : Omsons, 1989.Edition: 2nd rev. and enlarged edDescription: xlviii, 374, [15]p. of photos : map, tables ; 23cm.ISBN: 8171170617
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Bibl.: p. 291-293. - Title on dust jacket: The Tai Khamtis of north east India. - Originally published 1971. - Contents: 1. History. The Tai: their origin and branches / P. Gogoi; An outline history of Pong / R.B. Pemberton; The history of the Khamtis / E.T. Dalton A short historical note on the Khamtis / A. Mackenzie; The history of the Tai and their language / G.A. Grierson; A short note on the Khamtis / C.I.R., 1881; The Khamtis in Assam / C.I.R., 1891. 2. Ethnology The Shans of Burma and Assam / S.F. Hanny; The Shans of Burma / George Scott; The Khamtis and the Shans of Burma / E.R. Leach; The Khamtis and other Buddhist tribes in Assam / U.N. Gohain; The Shans and the Karens of Burma / C.C. Lewis; The Khamtis and their kinsman / Anon.; The Khamtis and their neighbours / W. Robinson; The Noras and the Khamtis / M. Martin; On the Khamtis / P.R. Gurdon; The Khamtis / L.W. Shakespear; Tribes on Burma border / L.W. Shakespear. 3. Religion and society. Buddhism among the Khamtis / Kondinya; Religion and culture of the Khamtis / E.T. Dalton; Monasticism in the Khamti society / Kondinya; The Khamti religion / T.T. Cooper. 4. Art and culture. The Tai charactersitic and their art and culture / U.N. Gohain; The Bor Khamtis / John F. Michell; The art and craft of the Khamtis / V. Elwin; The Khamtis as warrior / J. Butler; The house of the virgins / T.T. Cooper; The art of opium smoking / J.E. Gray; The Khamtis and their craft / W. Robinson. 5. Political relations. The Khamti chief Chowsalan Sadiyakhowa Gohain / S.K. Bhuyan; Annexation of the Khamti country / R.M. Lahiri; Sadiya, the headquarter of the Khamtis / A.C. Bannerjee; Khamti-Singpho relations / A. Mackenzie; The Khamtis and the Singphos / J.F. Michell; Letters written to the Khamti raja / H.K. Barpujari; Ahom-Khamti relations / L. Devi; Early Khamti-British relations / Edward Gait; An interview with a Khamti raja / J.E. Gray; A diary of the military operations in the Singpho-Khamti country / J.F. Michell. 6. Trade and commerce. Inveterate traders / T.T. Cooper; The Khamtis of Sadiya and their trade / R.B. Pemberton. 7. Myths and legends. The Khamti myth and their origin / U.N. Gohain; The legendary origin of the Khamtis / C.R. MacGregor; A few Khamti folk-tales: A tale of a golden tree; An enormous bird; A tree of iron; Ailung, the first elephant; The origin of opium. 8. Language. The Tai language: a general discussion / G.A. Grierson ; The mutual relationship of the Tai languages of Assam / G.A. Grierson; The Khamti language / G.A. Grierson; The Tai and their languages / G.A. Grierson; A list of a few Tai words / E.T. Dalton; A list of words in the Tai language / G.A. Grierson; A list of English-Ahom-Khamti-Phakiyal words / Lila Gogoi.