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A BRIEF HISTORY (PUWARI) OF THE MEITEIS OF MANIPUR

By Pukhrambam Lalit
This essay from his blog http://themanipurpage.tripod.com/history/puwarimeitei.html
CONTENTS GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION OF MANIPURHISTORICAL DOCUMENTSPERIODS IN THE HISTORY OF MANIPUR(i) The Ancient Period(ii). The Early Period(iii) The Medieval Period(iv) The Modern Period Main Sources
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COLONIAL AND POST-COLONIAL HISTORIOGRAPHY OF MANIPUR

by Professor Gangmumei Kamei (National Fellow, IIAS Shimla) (This paper is a part of the author’s National Fellows Lecture series entitled “The Philosophy of History and the Historiography of Manipur” delivered by him at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study at Shimla on 8th September, 2010.) SourceKangla Online Manipur was an ancient kingdom with a long history and rich culture. Manipur means the land or city of the gems. Manipur valley is a cradle of human civilization and culture. Different ethnic groups migrated to Manipur in search of land, resources, fame and glory. The Meitei kingdom grew up in the Manipur valley while in the hills, the tribals did not build up polity formation beyond the village polity.

The ancient Meiteis develop the knowledge of writing quite early. They possess strong sense of history and as we are all aware historiography is the art of writing history, the historiography of Manipur may be divided into the following categories, Traditional Meitei historio…

FORMATION OF MUSLIM COMMUNITY IN MANIPUR DURING THE 17th AND 18th CENTURIES

This article by Md. Chingiz Khan was published in five parts by e-pao in April-May 2014
[The writer is presently a research scholar in the Centre for Historical Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. His area of research is in the History of Origin of Muslim Settlements in the North-East India.]
Abstract: The state, Manipur, extending between latitudes 23° 50' and 25° 4' north and longitudes 93° 2' and 94° 47' east and acquiring an area of 22,356sq.km, is sited as the easternmost border of India which has a lucid geographical unit comprising of hills and valleys. It is a land populated and lodged by the hill and valley inhabitants together since eternity. Veritably, one cannot subsist without the other, the hill is nothing without the valley and so is the valley without the hills. It has neighbouring states, namely, Nagaland on the north, Myanmar on the east, Cachar (Assam) on the west and Chin hills of Myanmar and Mizoram on the sout…