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“I Myself Am Shabari”: A Tribal Sadhu’s Journey of Singing Bhajans

Antoinette Elizabeth DeNapoli

in Real Sadhus Sing to God: Gender, Asceticism, and Vernacular Religion in Rajasthan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199940011
eISBN:
9780199388639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199940011.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter examines the personal narrative and vernacular narrative performances of a sadhu from the Bhil tribal community. It shows the ways in which the Bhil sadhu described in the chapter ... More


The Indigenous Vision

Queeny Pradhan

in Empire in the Hills: Simla, Darjeeling, Ootacamund, and Mount Abu, 1820-1920

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199463558
eISBN:
9780199088874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463558.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History, Cultural History

This chapter engages with the vision of the indigenes in the hills. Based on archival, folk, and oral records (interviews), an alternative meaning of the landscape of the hill spaces comes to the ... More


Logjam: Peasantization Caused Deforestation in Narmada Valley

Vikramaditya Thakur

in Shifting Ground: People, Animals, and Mobility in India's Environmental History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198098959
eISBN:
9780199084999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198098959.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

The Indian subcontinent has witnessed unprecedented change in land-use pattern during the nineteenth and the twentieth centuries marked by the intensification of agriculture, in turn adversely ... More


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