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Seeing the Light: The Social Logic of Personal Discovery

Thomas DeGloma

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226175744
eISBN:
9780226175911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226175911.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This book explores the distinctly social logic of awakening narratives -- autobiographical stories people tell about having once been contained in a world of darkness and ignorance and subsequently ... More


Getting Acquainted with the Tangsa

Meenaxi Barkataki-Ruscheweyh

in Dancing to the State: The Ethnic Compulsions of the Tangsa in Assam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199472598
eISBN:
9780199089086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199472598.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter 3 focuses on the Tangsa, and discusses their linguistic and ethnic classification into sub-groups such as the Pangwa, their relation to the Naga and the Singpho, as well as some of their ... More


Phulbari: Christianity as a Way of Life

Meenaxi Barkataki-Ruscheweyh

in Dancing to the State: The Ethnic Compulsions of the Tangsa in Assam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199472598
eISBN:
9780199089086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199472598.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Race and Ethnicity

The Ronrang Tangsa basti of Phulbari described in Chapter 6 is also Baptist, but because of its location in the plains close to the Arunachal Pradesh border and because of the strong influence of the ... More


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