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Haunting the Buddha: Indian Popular Religion and the Formation of Buddhism

Robert DeCaroli

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195168389
eISBN:
9780199835133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195168380.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Although Buddhist monasteries are commonly understood as being institutions dedicated to non‐attachment and transcendence, the architectures of the earliest known monasteries are overwhelmingly ... More


Integration, Social Dynamics, and Strategic Vulnerability

Gurudas Das

in Security and Development in India's Northeast

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198079781
eISBN:
9780199081738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198079781.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The chapter focuses on the political dynamics that emerged out of the efforts of the Indian state to integrate the tribal communities inhabiting the northeastern fringe, and the efforts of the ethnic ... More


The Curse of Bangalore: 2000–8

M.K. Raghavendra

in Bipolar Identity: Region, Nation and the Kannada Language Film

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071587
eISBN:
9780199080793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071587.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines Kannada cinema in the first decade of the twenty-first century. It begins by reviewing the author’s findings with regard to the shape taken by Kannada narrative from the 1930s ... More


Audible City

Dolly Kikon and Duncan McDuie-Ra

in Ceasefire City: Militarism, Capitalism, and Urbanism in Dimapur

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190129736
eISBN:
9780190992682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190129736.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter follows the sounds of Dimapur through the lives of musicians and the nascent music industry. Dimapur has become a home for Naga musicians to establish music schools and recording studios ... More


Introduction: The Shadows of Naga Insurgency

Jelle J.P. Wouters

in In the Shadows of Naga Insurgency: Tribes, State, and Violence in Northeast India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199485703
eISBN:
9780199097760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485703.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Starting with a vignette that details a mass protest in Dimapur against excessive ‘rebel’ taxations and the perceived degeneration of the long lingering Naga Movement for Independence, this opening ... More


Clan, Village, Tribe, and Naga Nation

Jelle J.P. Wouters

in In the Shadows of Naga Insurgency: Tribes, State, and Violence in Northeast India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199485703
eISBN:
9780199097760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485703.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Naga identity, akin to all modern identities, is historically contingent, constructed, and continually debated. This chapter offers an ethnographic view of local processes of identity and ... More


Nagaland: Electoral Politics Amidst Insurgency

Amongla N. Jamir

in Party Competition in Indian States: Electoral Politics in Post-Congress Polity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198099178
eISBN:
9780199082988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099178.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This is an attempt to really understand the politics of the state of Nagaland beyond the chronic problems of insurgency and unrest. It is a window to the different undercurrents at play. It has been ... More


A Survey of Contemporary Self-Determination Politics

Kathleen Gallagher Cunningham

in Inside the Politics of Self-Determination

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199364909
eISBN:
9780199364930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364909.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores empirically the phenomenon of self-determination politics and provides detailed discussion of variation in the internal structure of states and self-determination groups. It ... 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


India

Paul Staniland

in Ordering Violence: Explaining Armed Group-State Relations from Conflict to Cooperation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501761102
eISBN:
9781501761133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501761102.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter investigates India's distinctive patterns of armed politics. It offers a comparative historical account of the nationalist projects that survived into independence, showing how the slow ... More


Being Naga in Ukhrul and Chandel, Manipur

Namrata Goswami

in The Naga Ethnic Movement for a Separate Homeland: Stories from the Field

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190121174
eISBN:
9780190990565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190121174.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

In the fourth chapter, I take the reader to Manipur to Naga-inhabited areas like Ukhrul and Chandel (Manipur) to learn about how the communities there view the decades old Naga conflict. This chapter ... More


To Listen Is to Heal: The Hohos and This Land

Namrata Goswami

in The Naga Ethnic Movement for a Separate Homeland: Stories from the Field

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190121174
eISBN:
9780190990565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190121174.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The sixth chapter introduces you to the life of the Naga Hoho (the apex Naga tribal body) as well as other tribal Hohos like the Ao Senden, the Sumi Hoho, etc; their vision and mission and their ... More


Ceasefire as Conflict: Factions, Taxes, and National Workers

Jelle J.P. Wouters

in In the Shadows of Naga Insurgency: Tribes, State, and Violence in Northeast India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199485703
eISBN:
9780199097760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485703.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter gives voice to ordinary villagers’ experiences, views, and concerns vis-à-vis Naga insurgency, and particularly evaluates the post-ceasefire practices and patterns they speak about. ... More


Seeing the State: Violence, ‘Seduction’, and Neo-Tribal Developmentalism

Jelle J.P. Wouters

in In the Shadows of Naga Insurgency: Tribes, State, and Violence in Northeast India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199485703
eISBN:
9780199097760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485703.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines how protracted political conflict shapes the ways ordinary Naga men and women ‘see’ the postcolonial state. For most Nagas, long decades of conflict were marked by a dual ... More


The State as a Resource: The Quest for ‘Frontier Nagaland’

Jelle J.P. Wouters

in In the Shadows of Naga Insurgency: Tribes, State, and Violence in Northeast India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199485703
eISBN:
9780199097760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485703.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The politics of statehood and related demands pervade all nooks and corners of India. This chapter discusses the Frontier Nagaland statehood demand that has emerged within (or against?) the Naga ... More


Performing Democracy in Nagaland

Jelle J.P. Wouters

in In the Shadows of Naga Insurgency: Tribes, State, and Violence in Northeast India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199485703
eISBN:
9780199097760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485703.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter reveals ethnographically how Naga insurgency, pre-existing political practices and principles, and present-day democratic and electoral politics interrelate in complex and ... More


Epilogue: Life Beyond the Shadows of Naga Insurgency

Jelle J.P. Wouters

in In the Shadows of Naga Insurgency: Tribes, State, and Violence in Northeast India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199485703
eISBN:
9780199097760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485703.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This epilogue, in conclusion, reflects on some of the main arguments made in the book and discusses the possibility of Naga society moving beyond the shadows of insurgency. Adopting a historical ... More


Before Kṛṣṇa: Religious Diversity in Ancient Mathura

Kanika Kishore Saxena

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780190127909
eISBN:
9780190993894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190127909.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Cultural History

Mathura is famous for its association with Vāsudeva‒Kṛṣṇa, an important deity of the Hindu pantheon. However, apart from the sanctity attached to this place by Hindus, it has also provided conditions ... More


Upper Egypt before the New Kingdom

Daniel Polz

in The Oxford History of the Ancient Near East: Volume III: Volume III: From the Hyksos to the Late Second Millennium BC

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780190687601
eISBN:
9780197601204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190687601.003.0024
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The time between the Middle and the New Kingdoms is less well-defined than the preceding and succeeding periods of ancient Egypt in terms of its political, administrative, and economic structure. ... More


Introducing Mathura: A Multi-religious Landscape

Kanika Kishore Saxena

in Before Kṛṣṇa: Religious Diversity in Ancient Mathura

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780190127909
eISBN:
9780190993894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190127909.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Cultural History

This chapter presents an overview of the ancient city of Mathura along with an exhaustive survey of the monographs on the same. This book entails an epigraphic analysis of the religious landscape of ... More


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