Ethnography. Sects

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No One Cries for the Dead: Tamil Dirges, Rowdy Songs, and Graveyard Petitions

No One Cries for the Dead

Tamil Dirges, Rowdy Songs, and Graveyard Petitions

University of California Press (2005)
US$30.41

At South Indian village funerals, women cry and lament, men drink and laugh, and untouchables sing...

The Warrior Merchants: Textiles, Trade and Territory in South India

The Warrior Merchants

Textiles, Trade and Territory in South India

Cambridge University Press (2009)
US$33.50

This book presents a study of one of the most important artisan-merchant communities, the weavers,...

Islam and the Army in Colonial India: Sepoy Religion in the Service of Empire

Islam and the Army in Colonial India

Sepoy Religion in the Service of Empire

Cambridge University Press (2009)
US$30.50

A study of the cultural world of the Muslim soldiers of colonial India in the mid-nineteenth and...

Self and Sovereignty: Individual and Community in South Asian Islam Since 1850

Self and Sovereignty

Individual and Community in South Asian Islam Since 1850

Taylor and Francis (2000)
US$58.95

Self and Sovereignty surveys the role of individual Muslim men and women within India and Pakistan...

Tracing an Indian Diaspora: Contexts, Memories, Representations

Tracing an Indian Diaspora

Contexts, Memories, Representations

SAGE Publications (2008)
US$52.00

The Indian diaspora, comprising over 20 million people spread across a hundred countries, continues...

Post-Hindu India: A Discourse in Dalit-Bahujan, Socio-Spiritual and Scientific Revolution

Post-Hindu India

A Discourse in Dalit-Bahujan, Socio-Spiritual and Scientific Revolution

SAGE Publications (2009)
US$22.00

This book is entirely different from books that have been written on Indian civil societal...

Long Lives and Untimely Deaths: Life-Span Concepts and Longevity Practices among Tibetans in the Darjeeling Hills, India

Long Lives and Untimely Deaths

Life-Span Concepts and Longevity Practices among Tibetans in the Darjeeling Hills, India

How do Tibetans in India's Darjeeling Hills understand the life-span and various life-forces that...

Domicile and Diaspora: Anglo-Indian Women and the Spatial Politics of Home

Domicile and Diaspora

Anglo-Indian Women and the Spatial Politics of Home

Wiley (2008)
US$40.28

Domicile and Diaspora investigates geographies of home and identity for Anglo-Indian women in the...

Being Brahmin, Being Modern: Exploring the Lives of Caste Today

Being Brahmin, Being Modern

Exploring the Lives of Caste Today

Taylor and Francis (2013)
US$55.95

There is clearly an academic and political obsession with the ‘idea’ of the Brahmin. There is also,...

Culture and Economy in the Indian Diaspora
Taylor and Francis (2003)
US$57.95

The Indian diaspora is one of the largest and most significant in the world today with between nine...