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Suneel Kumar replied to Laurahead's discussion Recommended ethnographies of South Asia in the group South Asian Anthropology
"Here few things on Pakistan; The Politics of Ethnicity in Pakistan: The Baloch, Sindhi and Mohajir ethnic movements Farhan Hanif Siddiqi. by Routledge (Although not ethnography but good one). Religion and Politics in Muslim society: order and…"
May 9, 2013
Rosa Mendoza replied to Laurahead's discussion Recommended ethnographies of South Asia in the group South Asian Anthropology
"Hi, I am new in this group. I am doing a research about the Santals in Bangladesh and their relationship with NGOs. One of the books I found very useful is: Bleie, Tone (2005) Tribal Peoples, Nationalism and the Human Rights Challenge. Dhaka, The…"
Jul 18, 2011
Chelsea L. Booth replied to Laurahead's discussion Recommended ethnographies of South Asia in the group South Asian Anthropology
"I would suggest a few additions to Piers' amazing list; Sumathi Ramaswamy's Passions of the Tongue Laura Ahearn's Invitations to Love (language, social change, and the connections of education, language, and marriage practices to…"
Aug 31, 2010
Laurahead replied to Laurahead's discussion Recommended ethnographies of South Asia in the group South Asian Anthropology
"Thats so helpful, Piers; thank you. Is there anything that comes to mind for anybody for Pakistan? I like, but don't love, Migrants and Militants. Thanks again laura"
Jul 16, 2010
Piers Locke replied to Laurahead's discussion Recommended ethnographies of South Asia in the group South Asian Anthropology
"I also really like Johnny Parry's Death in Benaras and Peter Van Der Veer's Religious Nationalism. For a synthetic account (rather than an ethnographic monograph) of the anthropology of Hinduism, Chris Fuller's The Camphor Flame is…"
Jul 15, 2010
Laurahead added a discussion to the group South Asian Anthropology
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Recommended ethnographies of South Asia

Hi,I'm designing an upper-level course on the Cultures of South Asia, and am curious as to which ethnographies have been especially useful to you (as either a teacher or student). Some of the "topics" I'll be exploring include nationalism, caste, gender, and religious identity, tho I am still thinking things through. Some of the works I'm considering include:Adams, Virtual SherpasSaldanha, Psychedlic WhiteVerkaaik, Migrants and MilitantsSrinivas, Landscapes of Urban MemoryRoy, Trouble With…See More
Jul 15, 2010
Laurahead joined Chelsea L. Booth's group
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South Asian Anthropology

This group is dedicated to all who are interested in South Asia.
Jul 15, 2010
Laurahead is now a member of Open Anthropology Cooperative
Jul 15, 2010

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