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By Prasenjit Biswas,C Joshua Thomas

Construction of Evil in North East India is an illuminating research at the idea of evil and its representations in literature, political thought and social and cultural pursuits. It incorporates a large choice of subject matters within the building of 'evil' starting from discourses concerning the trust in evil to the non secular appropriation of 'evil' to its extra modern politico-aesthetic building.

In order to discover the potential meanings of evil, it brings jointly essays contributed by means of students and practitioners from quite a few human and social sciences equivalent to philosophy, sociology and ethnography.

Set within the tribal cultural mosaic of North East India, the ebook is a wonderful exposition of the myths, narratives and discourses drawn from the tribal studies of the area. It additionally examines the potential of overcoming the types of evil in correlation with either the 'local' and the 'global' events of conflict, terror and redemption.

The papers during this assortment make a stimulating contribution to the debates centring the belief of evil and its program in public discourses.

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