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Borderland Lives in Northern South Asia

Price : $29.75
ISBN # : 9788125054238
Author : David N. Gellner (ed.)
pages: 320
Edition : Hardcover
Volumes : 1
Publisher : Orient Blackswan
Published : 2014

Borderland Lives in Northern South Asia provides valuable new ethnographic insights into life along some of the most contentious borders in the world. The collected essays portray existence at different points across India's northern frontiers and, in one instance, along borders within India. India's borders with Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma/Myanmar, China, and Nepal encompass radically different ways of life, a whole spectrum of relationships to the state, and many struggles with identity issues. Taken together, the essays show how it is possible to comprehend Northern South Asia's various nation-state projects without relapsing into conventional nationalist accounts.

This book was added to South Asia bookstore on Thursday 02 January, 2014.
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