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  • The Long Partition and the Making of Modern South Asia

    The Long Partition and the Making of Modern South Asia
    av Vazira Fazila-Yacoobali Zamindar

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231138475

    Nation-states often shape the boundaries of historical enquiry, and thus silence the very histories that have sutured nations to territorial states. "India" and "Pakistan" were drawn onto maps in the midst of Partition's genocidal violence and one o…

  • The Long Partition and the Making of Modern South Asia

    The Long Partition and the Making of Modern South Asia
    av Vazira Fazila-yacoobali Zamindar

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231138468

    Nation-states often shape the boundaries of historical enquiry, and thus silence the very histories that have sutured nations to territorial states. "India" and "Pakistan" were drawn onto maps in the midst of Partition's genocidal violence and one o…

  • Against History, Against State

    Against History, Against State
    av Shail Mayaram

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231127301

    Reassessing conventional South Asian historiography from a subaltern perspective, Against History, Against State examines how conceptions of history and memory clash. For nearly a millennium, the Meos of northwest India-one of the largest Muslim pop…

  • Against History, Against State

    Against History, Against State
    av Shail Mayaram

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231127318

    Reassessing conventional South Asian historiography from a subaltern perspective, Against History, Against State examines how conceptions of history and memory clash. For nearly a millennium, the Meos of northwest India-one of the largest Muslim pop…

  • Autobiography of an Archive

    Autobiography of an Archive
    av Nicholas B. Dirks

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231169660

    The decades between 1970 and the end of the twentieth century saw the disciplines of history and anthropology draw closer together, with historians paying more attention to social and cultural factors and the significance of everyday experience in t…

  • Autobiography of an Archive

    Autobiography of an Archive
    av Nicholas B. Dirks

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231169677

    The decades between 1970 and the end of the twentieth century saw the disciplines of history and anthropology draw closer together, with historians paying more attention to social and cultural factors and the significance of everyday experience in t…

  • Nakba

    Nakba

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231135795

    For outside observers, current events in Israel, Gaza, and the West Bank are seldom related to the collective memory of ordinary Palestinians. But for Palestinians themselves, the iniquities of the present are experienced as a continuous replay of t…

  • Nakba

    Nakba
    av Ahmad H. Sa'di, Lila Abu-Lughod, Ahmad H. Sa'di

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231135788

    For outside observers, current events in Israel, Gaza, and the West Bank are seldom related to the collective memory of ordinary Palestinians. But for Palestinians themselves, the iniquities of the present are experienced as a continuous replay of t…

  • The Ethical Soundscape

    The Ethical Soundscape
    av Charles Hirschkind

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231138192

    Charles Hirschkind's unique study explores how a popular Islamic media form--the cassette sermon--has profoundly transformed the political geography of the Middle East over the last three decades. An essential aspect of what is now called the Islami…

  • The Ethical Soundscape

    The Ethical Soundscape
    av Charles Hirschkind

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231138185

    Charles Hirschkind's unique study explores how a popular Islamic media form--the cassette sermon--has profoundly transformed the political geography of the Middle East over the last three decades. An essential aspect of what is now called the Islami…

  • Mobile Modernity

    Mobile Modernity
    av Todd Samuel Presner

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231140126

    Though the history of the German railway system is often associated with the transportation of Jews to labor and death camps, Todd Presner looks instead to the completion of the first German railway lines and their role in remapping the cultural geo…

  • Monuments, Objects, Histories

    Monuments, Objects, Histories
    av Tapati Guha-Thakurta

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231129985

    Art history as it is largely practiced in Asia as well as in the West is a western invention. In India, works of art-sculptures, monuments, paintings-were first viewed under colonial rule as archaeological antiquities, later as architectural relics,…

  • Lineages of Political Society

    Lineages of Political Society
    av Partha Chatterjee

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231158138

    Partha Chatterjee, a pioneering theorist known for his disciplinary range, builds on his theory of "political society" and reinforces its salience to contemporary political debate. Dexterously incorporating the concerns of South Asian studies, postc…

  • Lineages of Political Society

    Lineages of Political Society
    av Partha Chatterjee

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231158121

    Partha Chatterjee, a pioneering theorist known for his disciplinary range, builds on his theory of "political society" and reinforces its salience to contemporary political debate. Dexterously incorporating the concerns of South Asian studies, postc…

  • Tamil Oratory and the Dravidian Aesthetic

    Tamil Oratory and the Dravidian Aesthetic
    av Bernard Bate

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231147569

    This is a book about the newness of old things. It concerns an oratorical revolution, a transformation of oratorical style linked to larger transformations in society at large. It explores the aesthetics of Tamil oratory and its vital relationship t…

  • Lines of the Nation

    Lines of the Nation
    av Laura Bear

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231140027

    Lines of the Nation radically recasts the history of the Indian railways, which have long been regarded as vectors of modernity and economic prosperity. From the design of carriages to the architecture of stations, employment hierarchies, and the co…

  • Creative Pasts

    Creative Pasts
    av Prachi Deshpande

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231124867

    The "Maratha period" of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, when an independent Maratha state successfully resisted the Mughals, is a defining era in the history of the region of Maharashtra in western India. In this book, Prachi Deshpande con…

  • The Pariah Problem

    The Pariah Problem
    av Rupa Viswanath

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231163064

    Once known as "Pariahs," Dalits are primarily descendants of unfree agrarian laborers. They belong to India's most subordinated castes, face overwhelming poverty and discrimination, and provoke public anxiety. Drawing on a wealth of previously untap…