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Introduction: Aging, I Wrote

Ann Burack-Weiss

in The Lioness in Winter: Writing an Old Woman's Life

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231151849
eISBN:
9780231525336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151849.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The introduction tells of the author's development as a gerontological social worker and educator.


Ritual and Resistance: Subversion as a Social Fact

Nicholas B. Dirks

in Autobiography of an Archive: A Scholar's Passage to India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169677
eISBN:
9780231538510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169677.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores everyday forms of resistance and challenges anthropological assumptions about ritual as well as historical reifications of these assumptions. In taking “ritual” as its subject, ... More


Brahman and Jain Sanskrit Intellectuals at the Mughal Court

Audrey Truschke

in Culture of Encounters: Sanskrit at the Mughal Court

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231173629
eISBN:
9780231540971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173629.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Chapter 1 reconstructs Jain and Brahmanical ties with the Mughal court from 1560 until 1650. This web of connections constitutes a nearly totally unknown dimension of the social history of the Mughal ... More


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