India's North East was long an enigma, veiled in a pale of mystery. Very Little was known about the Region before the advent of the British in the first half of the 18th century.
India's independence led to a series of Constitutional and Political changes in the region with the utilimate Formation of states of North-Eastern India i.e. Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura having many links and common bonds. The region has a variegated Physical feature, snow-clad mountains, undulating hills, dense lush Green foreosts, mightly rivers, sparkling streams, cas-cading waterfalls and awe-inspiring gorges, inlaid wit fertile valleys and bouncing dales resulting in a landscape. unique in scenic beauty.
The extremely interesting Ethnic people of the entire region are as varied and charming. The human Landscape presents a widely diverse Pattern as, found in a colourful mosaic. The present monumental work in eight volumes is a magnum opus to all those interested to know about north-eastern region of India. It will be also welcome addition to all those who have good collection of Books on north-east India on all aspects including: culture, economy, politics, planning, history, Geography etc.