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Published: 22 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395676-049
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9567-6
...Where Is the Border? Indian and Pakistani Officials The newly independent states of India and Pakistan were faced with a huge task: to delineate the outlines of their territories. Where exactly was the new international border? How would they demarcate it? Officials who had been...
Published: 15 July 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385196-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8519-6
...PART THREE 7 Indian Fun: Constructing ‘‘the Indian Consumer’’ I In the early days of my fieldwork in Bombay, when I told advertising and marketing people that I was interested in studying ‘‘advertising and globalization I would very often be greeted with a patient smile, an...
Published: 15 March 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382164-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8216-4
...7 $ FROM COLONY TO REPUBLIC AND FROM INDIAN TO INDIAN: CUZCO RURAL SOCIETY "Since the independence, the condition of the Indians has greatly improved. To some extent the paths to distinction are opened to them, and though a small tribute or capitation tax is continued...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392095-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9209-5
...chapter two The Indians as a people must be led to see the importance of devel‑ oping the work they are so gifted in doing, and to help supply the market’s demands; and thus take a long step in the direction of self- support; which, after all...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-052
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... threatening military extermination of the Indians. As is evident in the treaty’s use of the terminology “Christians” and “savages” to describe the two sides in the conflict, the old conquest framework persisted on the frontier of the new nation. ...
Published: 29 January 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376958-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7695-8
...Chapter One Building the Indian Law and a Decolonization Project in Bolivia The evening of May 17, 1936, eighty jilaqatas and apoderados from indige- nous ayllus and haciendas gathered in La Paz to discuss their place in the world evolving around them...
Published: 29 January 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376958-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7695-8
...Chapter Three The Beginning of the Decolonization Project Toribio Miranda’s Framing and Dissemination of the Indian Law On the night of April 13, 1943, the chilly Oruro jail became a meeting place for...
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373902-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7390-2
... Chapter 3 examines another vast televisual landscape, that of India. This chapter maps the shifting and varied constructions of place, space, and sociotemporalities that have shaped Indian TV, noting that questions of scale in India are strongly inflected by marked forms of social and cultural...
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373902-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7390-2
... identity, interpersonal relations, and everyday life practices. Chapter 5 examines the proliferation of life experts on Indian and Chinese TV, from transnationally recognizable figures such as makeover experts and celebrity chefs to more culturally distinctive forms of popular expertise. Discussing the...
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373902-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7390-2
... the realities of powerful gendered social and economic inequities, and the continued cultural potency of familial and communitarian notions of duty. seven. Risky Romance Navigating Late Modern Identities and Relationships on Indian and Chinese Lifestyle TV The absoluteness conveyed by the...
Published: 01 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374138-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7413-8
... Introduction Citing/Siting Africa in the Indian Postcolonial Imagination Race was much more than just a tool of Empire: it was (in the Kantian sense) one of the foundational categories of thought that made other perceptions possible.  From Ghosh...
Published: 08 October 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376149-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7614-9
... CHAPTER 14 GENOCIDE IN THE INDIAN RESIDENTIAL SCHOOLS Canadian History through the Lens of the UN Genocide Convention David B. MacDonald I don’t see why a German who...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375067-057
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7506-7
...Introducing the “Civilized Indian” João José Macedo Cândido Mariano da Silva Rondon Cândido Mariano da Silva Rondon (1865–1958) is best known for his work in the interior of northern and far western Brazil, where he supervised the installation of telegraph lines and the establishment of...
Published: 25 March 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391340-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9134-0
...Andrew M. Gardner k chapter 6 Engulfed Indian Guest Workers, Bahraini Citizens, and the...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390831-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9083-1
...Seeing Mathematics with Indian Eyes Claudette Engblom-Bradley (Schaghticoke) Claudette Engblom-Bradley (Schaghticoke Tribal Nation) is an associate professor of secondary education at the College of Education of the University of Alaska, Anchor- age. A member of the Schaghticoke Tribal...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374312-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2
... The introduction maps the emergence of Dalit studies as a distinct field of study, traces its interventions in mainstream Indian academia, and elaborates a new set of research agendas. Outlining the broad context of the 1990s in India, the volume’s editors argue that the emerging visibility of...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374312-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2
... This essay argues that Ambedkar’s conception of an Indian nation consisting of Puruskrut (privileged) and Bahiskrut Bharat (excluded India) helps us comprehend the riddle of nationalism and its ideological framework—the rhetorical claim for social equality that sustains spatial practices of...
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374275-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7427-5
... This chapter uses political cartoons and ethnographic interviews to document the racialized depiction of Indian IT workers. These sources show the multifaceted nature of the discussion of race in public. Indian programmers are ambivalent subjects between Turkish guest workers and Afro-German...
Published: 04 June 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388982-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8898-2
...Chapter 6 From ‘‘Indian Conquerors’’ to Local ‘‘Indians’’ n 1761, the municipal authorities of the barrio of Analco in the Idistrict of Villa Alta brought a case to the alcalde mayor com- plaining of bad treatment at the hands of the Spanish vecinos of...
Published: 13 May 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389040-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8904-0
... Introduction Imagining an American Indian Center For the sake of our children, for the sake of the spiritual and material well-being of our total community we must be able to demonstrate competence to...