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Genealogies of the Folk Concept in Colonial Uttarakhand

Stefan Fiol

in Recasting Folk in the Himalayas: Indian Music, Media, and Social Mobility

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041204
eISBN:
9780252099786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041204.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, indigenous and British colonial elites gathered local knowledge from low-status (Shilpkar) performers and inscribed this knowledge within the ... More


Translations of Adherence: From ‘Feudalism’ and ‘Slavery’ to ‘Savagery’

Indrani Chatterjee

in Forgotten Friends: Monks, Marriages, and Memories of Northeast India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198089223
eISBN:
9780199082551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198089223.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter uses key moments in British colonial conflicts with monastic subjects and communities across Assam, Chittagong-Tripura and Manipur to make sense of the keywords generated by Englishmen ... More


Anthropogenic Landscapes of the Central Himalayas

Vasudha Pande

in At Nature's Edge: The Global Present and Long-term History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780199489077
eISBN:
9780199093908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489077.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter traces the impact of human activities on the Central Himalayas and trans-Himalayas over almost four millennia. It shows how the shifts in the use of natural resources was linked to the ... More


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