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Mini-India: The Politics of Migration and Subalternity in the Andaman Islands

Philipp Zehmisch

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199469864
eISBN:
9780199089116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199469864.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This contribution to political anthropology, migration research, and postcolonial studies fills a gap in the hitherto under-represented scholarship on the migrant and settler society of the Andaman ... More


The Day the Earth Shook: The Sumatra–Andaman Earthquake 2004

Mike Searle

in Colliding Continents: A geological exploration of the Himalaya, Karakoram, and Tibet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199653003
eISBN:
9780191918247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199653003.003.0018
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geology and the Lithosphere

At 00.58 GMT (7.58 local time) on Sunday, 26 December 2004 a massive earthquake occurred off the north-west coast of Sumatra. The earthquake measured between magnitude 9.0 and 9.3 on the Richter ... More


Andaman Islanders and Polar Eskimos:emergent ethnographic subjects c.1900: Radcliffe-Brown Lecture in Social Anthropology read 24 October 2012 by

Kirsten Hastrup

in British Academy Lectures 2012-13: Published in the online Journal of the British Academy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265666
eISBN:
9780191771927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265666.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In this lecture the focus is on A.R. Radcliffe-Brown’s ethnographic work, notably his fieldwork in the Andaman Islands in 1906–8. About the same time, the Danish ethnographer Knud Rasmussen studied ... More


‘Dr. Kar I Presume!’: ‘Medical’ Narratives from the Jarawa Tribal Reserve

Vishvajit Pandya and Madhumita Mazumdar

in Locating the Medical: Explorations in South Asian History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780199486717
eISBN:
9780199092093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199486717.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter draws attention to the complex trajectories of the history of biomedicine among the Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups of the Andaman Islands. It argues that the scattered traces one ... More


Doing Fieldwork in the Andamans: Transformations with and within the Field

Philipp Zehmisch

in Mini-India: The Politics of Migration and Subalternity in the Andaman Islands

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199469864
eISBN:
9780199089116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199469864.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 2 contextualizes the Andaman Islands as a fieldwork location. It has two major objectives: First, it serves to introduce the reader to the Andamans as a geographical, ecological, and ... More


Refugees and the Indian State

Haimanti Roy

in Partitioned Lives: Migrants, Refugees, Citizens in India and Pakistan, 1947-65

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198081777
eISBN:
9780199081875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081777.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines the Indian state’s relief and rehabilitation policies in West Bengal to argue that, in addition to being a patchwork of contingent and ad hoc solutions, such policies and the ... More


A Grammar of Akabea

Raoul Zamponi and Bernard Comrie

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198855798
eISBN:
9780191889424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198855798.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This grammar of Akabea is the first published descriptive grammar of a traditional language of the Great Andamanese family and the first grammar of a traditional Great Andamanese language written to ... More


Sherlock Holmes: Pioneer in Forensic Science

James O'Brien

in The Scientific Sherlock Holmes: Cracking the Case with Science and Forensics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199794966
eISBN:
9780197563168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199794966.003.0010
Subject:
Chemistry, History of Chemistry

Holmes may have admired Bertillon’s work, but that did not prevent him from being resentful about it in The Hound of the Baskervilles (HOUN). When Dr. James Mortimer ... More


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