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Poverty and the quest for life : spiritual and material striving in rural India / Bhrigupati Singh.

By: Singh, Bhrigupati [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2015Description: xiii, 335 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780226194400 (hardcover : alkaline paper); 9780199459667 (pbk.).Subject(s): Rural poor -- India -- Rajasthan | Ethnology -- India -- Rajasthan | Rajasthan (India) -- Social conditions | Rajasthan (India) -- Social life and customsDDC classification: 305.6909544 SIN
Contents:
First impressions, and further -- The headless horseman of central India : sovereignty at varying thresholds of life -- Mitra-Varuna : state power and powerlessness -- The coarse and the fine : contours of a slow-moving crisis -- Contracts, bonds, and bonded labor -- Erotics and agonistics : intensities deeper than deep play -- Divine migrations : neighborliness between humans, animals, and gods -- The waxing and waning life of Kalli -- Bansi mahatmaya (the greatness of Bansi), an erotic ascetic -- Departure, and marriages and deaths -- The quality of life : a daemonic view.
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305.6909544 SIN 008888 (Browse shelf) Checked out 31/10/2019 008888

Formerly CIP.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-329) and index.

First impressions, and further -- The headless horseman of central India : sovereignty at varying thresholds of life -- Mitra-Varuna : state power and powerlessness -- The coarse and the fine : contours of a slow-moving crisis -- Contracts, bonds, and bonded labor -- Erotics and agonistics : intensities deeper than deep play -- Divine migrations : neighborliness between humans, animals, and gods -- The waxing and waning life of Kalli -- Bansi mahatmaya (the greatness of Bansi), an erotic ascetic -- Departure, and marriages and deaths -- The quality of life : a daemonic view.

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