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Common Knowledge (1 April 2006) 12 (2): 307.
Published: 01 April 2006
...William Dalrymple Amartya Sen, The Argumentative Indian: Writings on Indian History, Culture, and Identity (New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2005), 432 pp. © 2006 by Duke University Press 2006 L I T T L E R E V I E W S...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 143–144.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Branka Arsić Seeman Erik R. , The Huron-Wendat Feast of the Dead: Indian-European Encounters in Early North America ( Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press , 2011 ), 163 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 396–423.
Published: 01 August 2008
... Indian politics, such as B. R. Ambedkar, have understood the part that nīti might play for the development of a secular language of politics in modern India. Duke University Press 2008 Symposium: Devalued Currency, Part 3 AN ELEGY FOR NI¯TI Politics as a Secular...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2004) 10 (2): 362.
Published: 01 April 2004
... futures. —Lawrence Jones Shari Huhndorf, Going Native: Indians in the American Cultural Imagination 362 (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2001), 220 pp. Sometimes imitation is neither sincere nor flattering. Huhndorf argues that when white Americans mimic...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 269–274.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Bruce B. Lawrence Few modern artists so consistently embodied a fuzzy logic of their own as did the Indian painter Maqbool Fida Husain (1915 – 2011). His critics tried to define him as a reckless defamer of Hindu values, but another way to define him is as a dutiful devotee of a vision that was...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2018) 24 (1): 56–89.
Published: 01 January 2018
... intervals, even I am a yogin. ” But what did he mean in saying so? Thoreau’s understanding of the term yoga derived entirely from ancient Indian texts. In the 1840s, he read avidly and empathetically in key Indic works such as the Laws of Manu and the Bhagavad Gita . Drawing on Ralph Waldo Emerson’s notion...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 232–253.
Published: 01 April 2017
..., Dublin, and an Indian Mughal city, Lucknow. Second, in his detailed account of a patriotic performance that he attended in Dublin of the British siege of Seringapatam in 1799, he identifies with the skeptical audience who, he assumes, are self-conscious about this propagandistic medium. © 2017 by Duke...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Joseph Leo Koerner This essay finds its departure point in a title page that Aby Warburg (1866 – 1929) drafted for his lecture on the Pueblo Indians. Through the labyrinthine thought pathways evidenced by this much-amended and overwritten typescript, it explores the relation between reason and...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2017) 23 (3): 468–495.
Published: 01 September 2017
... kind of xenophilia that can lead to conversion. The essay argues that Lord Headley's attraction to the Muslim world and his religious conversion in 1913 were typical of a small minority of Britons who chose Islam with the guidance of Indian Muslim missionaries in the first half of the twentieth century...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 291–311.
Published: 01 April 2018
... regions and to study objects as well as texts. This curiosity has led the author herself to draw comparisons between Indian culture, especially Hinduism, and European Christianity, thereby raising questions about what constitutes good comparative study. Interrogating the nature of comparison, especially...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2010) 16 (3): 439–456.
Published: 01 August 2010
... dishes”), Zen has always held a nondualist approach that denies any contradiction between these seemingly distinct ways. Zen has never really seen them as distinct. The article does survey, however, several quietist sources for Zen in early Indian and Daoist thought and practice, and it also surveys the...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2015) 21 (3): 530.
Published: 01 September 2015
... ihr Jenkyns — Richard upanewregion. opens book but this road, now is amuch traveled century nineteenth the in reception West. Classical ancient ofthe culture the by captivated whobecame Indians ofthose accounts Vasunia’s are touching, sometimes and More unusual, theme...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2006) 12 (1): 93–95.
Published: 01 January 2006
... . Anglo-Indian (or companions children.” Indian more or one to either 1780 the “in asserts, Dalrymple as that, possible Itseems deep. even and were sincere us in little doubt that the affections inspired by such improvised relationships He leaves dress. Indian adopting and concubines...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2005) 11 (3): 432–444.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Pankaj Mishra Duke University Press 2005 Symposium: Imperial Trauma, Part 2 MORE TROUBLE THAN IT IS WORTH Pankaj Mishra On April 13, 1919, in the north Indian city of Amritsar, a senior British army offi cer named Reginald...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2015) 21 (3): 529–530.
Published: 01 September 2015
... is devoted part first Its point. the is all, after but that, topics, its in disparate rather is book ambitious This Europe. and laterBritain routeditthrough been had after it world received ancient not100the did they receive percentpure: tably, Indians inevi And itself...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2010) 16 (1): 22–30.
Published: 01 January 2010
...,” essentially is habitmind of Indian the “while that, argue to atpains was Nehru and suspect, itwas...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2016) 22 (1): 154–164.
Published: 01 January 2016
... included the desiccated corpse of a newborn Indian baby. There were 21 million visitors. They promenaded on the wooden balconies of the Idaho Building, admired the miracles of technology, such as the gigantic chocolate Venus de Milo at the entrance to the agricultural...
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Common Knowledge (1 May 2016) 22 (2): 190–206.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., Bismillah Khan continued to play shehnai [Indian oboe] for Hindus. Because of this and also a picture in the newspaper of him playing shehnai with a tear running on his face, the tension provoked between Hindus and Muslims became decreased and...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2010) 16 (2): 247–275.
Published: 01 April 2010
... 3 2 American Literature Century,” Seventeenth the in Narrative Captivity Rowlandson’s Indian of Mary and Distribution Promotion...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2015) 21 (3): 528–529.
Published: 01 September 2015
... is devoted part first Its point. the is all, after but that, topics, its in disparate rather is book ambitious This Europe. and laterBritain routeditthrough been had after it world received ancient not100the did they receive percentpure: tably, Indians inevi And itself...