By Samir Shukla
Life and Culture in Northeast India
Authors: Dipti Bhalla Verma and Shiv Kunal Verma
(Abbeville Press - Hardcover 260 pages)
India's northeast region comprises of the famous “seven sisters" states - Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura, Manipur, Nagaland, Mizoram, and Meghalaya. The authors also include the state of Sikkim in the book Life and Culture in Northeast India, giving historical information about each state along with the region's myriad religions, tribal, and geographical significance.
The region is a small sliver of land, compared to the otherwise vastness of India, and is snuggled between the Himalayas, Bangladesh and Myanmar.