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India against itself : Assam and the politics of nationality / Sanjib Baruah.
By: Baruah, Sanjib.Material type: BookSeries: Oxford India paperbacks. Publisher: New Delhi : Oxford University Press, c1999Description: xxiii, 257 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780195658408 (pbk.); 019565840X (pbk.).Subject(s): Assam (India) -- Politics and government | Assam (India) -- Ethnic relations | India -- Politics and government -- 20th centuryDDC classification: 320.954162 BAR Online resources: Table of contents
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Includes bibliographical references (-243) and index.
Theoretical Considerations: The Limits of "Nation-Building" -- Colonial Geography as Destiny: Assam as a Province of British India -- The Making of a Land Frontier: Assam and Its Immigrants -- Cultural Politics of Language, Subnationalism, and Pan-Indianism -- Contested Identity, Culture Wars, and the Breakup of Colonial Assam -- Protest Against Immigration, Ethnic Rifts, and Assam's Crisis of Governability -- Militant Subnationalism, Human Rights, and the Chasm with Pan-Indianism -- "We Are Bodos, Not Assamese": Contesting a Subnational Narrative.