ISBN: 9789388540827, 9388540824
The primary purpose of this book is to present a reasonable explanation, in terms of contemporary anthropological knowledge and theories, of the coming into existence of that South Asian behavioral complex known as the `cast system'.
ISBN: 9788173042799, 8173042799
ISBN: 9788173040870, 8173040877
Selected Contents: (i)Sivaji as epic hero (ii)Types of river goddesses, in Maharashtra (iii)The folklore of pride three components of comtemporary dalit belief (iv)Gopalpur-Kala: some aspects of the history of the sacred places south of Pandharpur (v)Folk culture,folk religion, and oral tradition in Maharashtrian culture (vi)On relations amongst bhuts, gods, and men: aspects of folk religion an...
Appadurai, Arjun et al
ISBN: 9788120811782, 812081178X
ISBN: 9789390737383, 9390737389
This book explores South Asia from a visual standpoint, exploring multiple mediums and multiple ways of seeing, including tarot, film, graphic novels, painting, death pictures, graffiti, and installation art. With an intent to establish conversations between and across disciplines like history, sociology, literature, art history culture and media studies, the discursivity of visual cultures in ...
Schombucher, Elisabeth et al.
ISBN: 9788173042430, 8173042438
This volume aims at surveying how various cultures (tribal, regional and pan-Indian) of South Asia come to terms with this horizon of dying, death and the dead.
ISBN: 9780195651256, 0195651251
Subaltern Studies I: The aim of this collection of essays, the first of a series, is to promote a systematic and informed discussion of subaltern themes in the field of South Asian studies; Subaltern Studies II: In this volume the author writes on `The Prose of counter-Insurgency', Gautam Bhadra on `Frontier Uprisings in Mughal India'...; Subaltern Studies III: It consists of seven essays, six ...
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