"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
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