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On the Edge of the World

Shafqat Hussain

in Remoteness and Modernity: Transformation and Continuity in Northern Pakistan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300205558
eISBN:
9780300213355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205558.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter examines how indigenous notions of space and place are structured by focusing on the people living in the village of Shimshal. It studies how the Shimshali act and perceive their ... More


Strange Strangers in the Land of Paradise

Shafqat Hussain

in Remoteness and Modernity: Transformation and Continuity in Northern Pakistan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300205558
eISBN:
9780300213355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205558.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter discusses the encounters between the Shimshali, the inhabitants of Shimshal, and the wave of tourists who visited the Hunza region during the last two decades of the twentieth century. ... More


Romanticism, Environmentalism, and Articulation of an Ecological Identity

Shafqat Hussain

in Remoteness and Modernity: Transformation and Continuity in Northern Pakistan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300205558
eISBN:
9780300213355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205558.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter presents two discourses on nature which looks at the construction of Shimshal's remoteness. Both discourses are considered in the socio-spatial domain of environmental conservation. In ... More


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