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Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373506-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7350-6
... Essay 1 Visiting Kashmir, Re-­learning Kashmir I did not live in Kashmir, but it was certainly home when we visited. My ­father and mothe­ r grew up ­there, and both sets of grandparents had iden- tical homes, built on a shared plot. So Srinagar was home...
Published: 20 May 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391357-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9135-7
...6  A Collaborator in Kashmir Apples still come from Kashmir pale pink in crates in winter’s market. Each grew through the year till it absorbed the valley’s sweetness and undertaste and reached its final shape and weight. They are not dead, but come to fruition. When you bite them...
Published: 05 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394990-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9499-0
... angana p. chatterji Witnessing as Feminist Intervention in India-Administered Kashmir The blood in my veins is still. Sleep is haunted with dreams of the earth, thick soil separated into graves, pressed with bodies dead from fake encounters...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... In this chapter, the author narrates a visit to Sopore in Kashmir to interview the wife of Afzal Guru who was on death row after being convicted of terrorism. Guru was later hanged. The chapter describes the reality of life under military occupation—and the reality is that nearly everyone, in...
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373506-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7350-6
... Essay 2 “My Paradise Is Burnin’ . . .” Past and Pres­ent in the Challenge of Kashmir The situation tod­ ay The bloody disruption of civic and po­liti­cal order in Kashmir and the massive Indian security apparatus has...
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373506-031
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7350-6
... Essay 4 Indian Empire (and the Case of Kashmir) This chapter took life as an essay that marked a location and a date: Sri- nagar, Jammu and Kashmir, August 15, 2010. I began by noting the fact that I was analyzing the...
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373506
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7350-6
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By Amitava Kumar
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... A travel-account about a trip to Kashmir begins with a visit to a psychiatric hospital in the capital city Srinagar and ends with a stop at a hotel where V. S. Naipaul had written a book in 1962. This chapter includes a coda: a fax sent by Naipaul to the author after reading the original piece...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... • 160 • Before the present takes hold of it and consigns it to the past that is now forever lost. I will be collecting material for a book about Hindu-­Muslim conflict in the subcontinent, and I will be on a narrow highway in Kashmir, driving behind an army convoy.4 The highway will branch...
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374244-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7424-4
... Islam through his elegiac rendering of the Kashmir crisis in Shalimar the Clown is a significant literary intervention in the contemporary debates on the future of liberal and postliberal world-making in the twenty-first century. FOUR FROM MIDNIGHT’S CHILD...
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By Amitava Kumar
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... chapter, the author narrates a visit to Sopore in Kashmir to interview the wife of Afzal Guru who was on death row after being convicted of terrorism. Guru was later hanged. The chapter describes the reality of life under military occupation—and the reality is that nearly everyone, in some manner, becomes...
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By Debjani Ganguly
Published: 22 July 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7424-4
... vulnerable figure after 1989? These are some of the questions this chapter explores. Rushdie’s graphing of the necropolitical face of global Islam through his elegiac rendering of the Kashmir crisis in Shalimar the Clown is a significant literary intervention in the contemporary debates on the future of...
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By Suvir Kaul
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373506-035
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7350-6
... Bibliography Ahmed, Mudasir. “Massive Crackdown in Kashmir to Guarantee ‘Peaceful’ Modi Visit.” The Wire. November 6, 2015. Accessed on November 6, 2015. http thewire​.in­ ​/2015­ ​/11­ ​/06­ ​/massive­ crackdowninkashmirtoguaranteepeaceful​ - diisit4890/­mo v...
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By Suvir Kaul
Published: 13 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7350-6
... Kashmir. One such death occurred on October 29, 2015, when Abu Qasim, the local commander of Lashkar-­e-­Taiba, an impor­tant militant group operating in Kashmir, was killed in an operation conducted jointly by the Indian Army and Jammu and Kashmir Police. Not surprisingly, police spokesmen...
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By Suvir Kaul
Published: 13 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7350-6
Book Chapter

By Suvir Kaul
Published: 13 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7350-6
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By Suvir Kaul
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373506-036
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7350-6
..., 150n7 Davoine, Françoise, 150n11 Armed Forces Special Powers Act (afspa), de Jong, Kaz, 150n7 xvii–­xviii, 100, 195–96, 202n22 Dogra Rule in Jammu and Kashmir, Article 370 (of the Indian Constitution), xiv–xv, xx111n4, 89–92, 94–97, 178, xv, 40–41, 49, 97–98, 178, 191...
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By Suvir Kaul
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373506-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7350-6
... The author provides an autobiographical account of his visits to his family home in Kashmir and of the reasons that he embarked on this book. His first articles on Kashmir reported on what he observed there, particularly the massive militarization of daily life. He writes of his working with...
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By Suvir Kaul
Published: 13 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7350-6
...); the Grounding Kashmir symposium at Stan- ford University (thanks to Nosheen Ali and Thomas Blom Hansen); the Center for Modern Indian Studies, Georg-­August Universität, Göttingen (thanks to Rupa Viswanath); The New School, New York (thanks to Arien Mack and Arjun Appadurai); Bard College at...
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373506-034
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7350-6
... brilliant volume on Kashmir, The Country with- out a Post Office. Shahid’s poem registers the pain of a Kashmir racked by vio­lence, but choses to look forward, to a time without soldiers, to a return of all ­those Hindus and Muslims who had been displaced in fear, to a reassertion of age-­old...