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ABC of Naga Culture and Civilization
A Resource Book
2011, Hb, 263pp., Col. Plates, Col. Illus.
Rs 1250 Rs 1,063 (Outside India: US $80.95)
Price: Rs 1250 (Outside India: US $80.95)
This resource book is brimming with ideas of activities for school children and also for courses at the graduate level. It will also useful for those who want to do research. The book is by a human rights lawyer challenging the way Nagas have so far been represented in history and in anthropology. The resource book deals with the impact of globalization on every aspect of Naga society from the dress code and fashions; traditional cooking to fast food and art to the impact of mass media. The book celebrates the vibrancy of Naga culture but also examines how globalization is threatening to annihilate it. It shows how UNESCO human rights standards can be used as a tool for resisting the incursions of the Market.
Nandiat Haksar has thirty years experience as a human right lawyer, teacher and campaigner. She has set many precedents in the area of human rights law and international refugee law and has evolved human rights courses for several universities. She has represented the Nagas in various cases in India and abroad.