Willford, Andrew C.

The future of Bangalore's cosmopolitan pasts : civility and difference in a global city / Andrew C. Willford. - x, 244 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-233) and index.

Introduction -- Bangalore in history : empires, states and borderlands -- Rajkumar's abduction and a dispute over water -- The Kannada movement and Tamil revival -- "What? Legitimacy? Just use Vivekananda in the name of the movement" -- Local pluralisms -- Statue politics : political darshan and urban space -- The psychiatric troubling of identity -- Conclusion : the Kumaraswami festival and civility.

9780824872908 (hbk.)

2017040689


Sociolinguistics--India--Bangalore.
Cultural pluralism--India--Bangalore.
Tamil (Indic people)--Ethnic identity.--India--Bangalore


Bangalore (India)--History.

DS486.B362 / W55 2018

954.87 WIL / 013443
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