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A Touchable God

Constance Classen

in The Deepest Sense: A Cultural History of Touch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252034930
eISBN:
9780252094408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252034930.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter argues that the cosmology of the Middle Ages was tactile. Heaven may have seemed to be all light and music and fragrance, but the primordial qualities of the universe were held to be the ... More


Patronage Government (1953–63)

Aijaz Ashraf Wani

in What Happened to Governance in Kashmir?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199487608
eISBN:
9780199097166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199487608.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The aggressive campaign by Praja Parishad in Jammu and Buddhist groups of Ladakh, assisted by Hindu nationalist forces in Delhi, deeply disillusioned Sheikh Abdullah. The nature of the revolt clashed ... More


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