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Caste, occupation, and politics on the Ganges : passages of resistance / Assa Doron.

By: Doron, Assa.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Anthropology and cultural history in Asia and the Indo-Pacific. c2008Description: xvii, 198 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780815346500 (pbk.); 9780754675501 (hardcover : alk. paper).Subject(s): Mallahs -- India -- Vārānasi (Uttar Pradesh) -- Social conditions | Mallahs -- India -- Vārānasi (Uttar Pradesh) -- Economic conditions | Caste -- Political aspects -- India -- Vārānasi (Uttar Pradesh)DDC classification: 954.2 DOR
Contents:
Contents List of Maps and Figures Foreword Preface Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations A note on Translation and Transliteration Introduction Chapter 1 The Criminal Type: Domesticating the Ganges Boatmen Chapter 2 ¿Stepsons of the State¿: Marginalisation and the Struggle for Recognition Chapter 3 The Moral Economy of Boating: Territorial Clashes and Internal Struggles Chapter 4 River Crossings: Boatmen, Priests and the Ritual Economy of Banaras Chapter 5 The Romance of Banaras: Boatmen, Pilgrims and Tourists Conclusion Glossary Bibliography Index
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [179]-193) and index.

Contents
List of Maps and Figures
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations
A note on Translation and Transliteration
Introduction
Chapter 1 The Criminal Type: Domesticating the Ganges Boatmen
Chapter 2 ¿Stepsons of the State¿: Marginalisation
and the Struggle for Recognition
Chapter 3 The Moral Economy of Boating: Territorial Clashes
and Internal Struggles
Chapter 4 River Crossings: Boatmen, Priests and the
Ritual Economy of Banaras
Chapter 5 The Romance of Banaras: Boatmen, Pilgrims and Tourists
Conclusion
Glossary
Bibliography
Index

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