Journal of the Bombay Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society (New Series)  1953
Coherent Identifier 20.500.12592/bpsb91

Journal of the Bombay Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society (New Series) 1953

1953

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Now if the Brähmarra-s as well as the epics repeatedly dwell upon the later inclusion of Nasatya-s among the participators of the sacrifice we are to consider it as the result of an Indian innovation brought about by the caste spirit of the age and place. [...] If one allows or admits as a matter of fact the changes that are so conspicuous in the Avesta and still later Pahlavi works why not those that are to be found in the Old Persian inscriptions ? And if in spite of the changes one calls the authors of the former Zoroastrian why not those of the latter also ? As long as one is not dealing with the depth and degree of the spirit of the Prophet in the [...] The unadministered tribal areas referred to officially as the Tribal Areas consist of most of the districts of Balipara Sadiya and the Tirap Frontier Tract and also an area to the East of the administered Naga Hills district. [...] The standard of literacy of the Khasis and Lushais however is coparable with that of the people of the plains except that the number receiving higher education is considerably less. [...] THE LUSHAIS LOCATION The Lushai Hills which comprise an area of some 7000 square miles are bounded on the North by SYLHET and CACHAR and the state of MANIPUR on the West by the CHITTAGONG Hill Tracts and the state of Hill Tippera on the South by Northern Arakan and the Chin Hills and on the East by the Chin Hills.

Pages
116
SARF Document ID
sarf.120109
Published in
India
Title Pages Author/Editor
Cover i-i P.V. Kane, H.D. Velankar

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Frontmatter i-iii P.V. Kane, H.D. Velankar

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Zoroastrian and Pre-Zoroastrian 171-186 J.C. Tavadia

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The Hill Tribes of Assam 187-214 R. Wood

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Article 215-268 P.V. Kane, H.D. Velankar

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Reviews of Books 269-274 P.V. Kane, H.D. Velankar

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Extracts from the Report for the year 1952-53 275-280 P.V. Kane, H.D. Velankar

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Backmatter i-ii P.V. Kane, H.D. Velankar

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