Author: L Metjen Konyak
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8172147422
The research work on the practice of Kingship among the Konyak Nagas is a maiden venture. This makes the book informative about various issues pertaining to the Konyak Nagas which may interest the readers.
In the past, the Wang (the King) was extremely powerful. Whatever he said was a law for his people and he was greatly respected. In this context, the book tries to find out whether the Wangs still enjoy the same power today. If they do not, then what changes have taken place in their socio-cultural and political roles? Do the younger generation respect the system of Wangship? And do the people want to revive the system of Wangship? Through these pertinent questions the reader gets well acquainted with the system of Wangship in Konyak Nagas.
LIST OF TABLES
MAP OF KONYAK
Types of Wangship (Kingship) System: Origin and Development
The Power and Duties of the Wang
The Socio-Cultural Significance