About the Book: History of Assam This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the. A History of Assam has 40 ratings and 1 review. Kamal said: There an’t many history records/books on ancient greater Oxom/north-eastern states bordering. A History of Assam [Edward Albert Gait] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before

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Its only the Britishers who started recording historical events since mid eighteen centuries.

A History of Assam

Sir Edward Albert Gait. Edwwrd book has been a touchstone for the illustrious scholars and had always been referred to as a pristine form of primordial Assam’s history. They were endowed with the historical faculty in a very high degree; and their priests and leading families possessed Buranjis, or histories, which were periodically brought up to date.

Page 60 – Here they be all Gentiles and they will kill nothing.

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Refresh and try again. Page 35 – senthorse-men well equipped to Assam, but the whole army perished in that land of witchcraft and not a trace of it was left. Shravani rated it it was amazing Jul 26, About Edward Albert Gait.

Magic also held an important place in the estimation of Edwarx book is not yet featured on Listopia. Narayan Sharma rated it really liked it Jan 15, J rated it it was amazing Jan 22, Page iv – Ahoins wore endowed with the historical faculty q a very high degree ; and their priests and leading families possessed buranjis or histories, which were periodically brought up to date.


There are no discussion topics on this book yet. This is an OCR edition with typos. From the time when they announced that the goddess had called them, they were treated as privileged persons ; they were allowed to do whatever they liked, and every woman was at their command ; but when the annual festival came round, they were killed. It may be mentioned the ignorant Sn, ignorant here that Buranji is one of the persons, ran, teach.

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Ratul Sonowal rated it really liked it Nov 24, They were written on oblong strips of bark, and were very carefully preserved and handed down from father to son. Reema rated it liked it Jul 14, Return to Book Page.

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Gaiy Borgoyary rated it it was amazing Jul 25, Popular passages Page – All who were suspected of being inimical to the reign of terror were seized and bound by Burmese executioners, who cut off the lobes of the poor victims’ ears and choice portions of the body, such as the points of the shoulders, and actually ate the raw flesh before the living sufferers: Himakshi rated it liked it Sep 01, To ask other readers questions about A History of Assamplease sign up.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. In Jaintia five copper-plates were found, as well as a number of coins and a historical manuscript.

There are also some curious V-shaped pillars which are apparently memorial stones. Bedika Neog rated it it was amazing Jul 11, Their language differs a little from that of mid-India.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. User Review – Flag as inappropriate I want to read this book. Manuscripts relating to the rule of the Baro Bhuiya, the Chutiyas and the Rajas of Dimarua were also discovered and translated.

A History of Assam by Edward Albert Gait

They adore and sacrifice to the Devas, and have no faith in Buddha ; hence from the time when Buddha appeared in the world even down to the present time there never as yet has been built one histtory as a place for the priests to assemble.

It doesn’t accounts all the kingdoms but provides a great insight of earlier times in this part of world.

But the most important results of the enquiries were in connection with the records of Historu rule. Biswajit Boruah rated it it was ok May 16, Shalim Hussain rated it liked it Jul 06, Inside the enclosure which has not yet been fully aasam are some ruins of temple, or perhaps a marketplace, the most notable feature of which is a double row of carved pillars of sandstone, averaging about 12 feet in height and 5 feet in circumference.

Great read for any history buff.