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Beyond Hindu and Muslim: Multiple Identity in Narratives from Village India
     

Beyond Hindu and Muslim: Multiple Identity in Narratives from Village India

by Peter Gottschalk, Wendy Doniger
 

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ISBN-10: 0195189159

ISBN-13: 9780195189155

Pub. Date: 09/29/2005

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Questioning the conventional depiction of India as a nation divided between religious communities, Gottschalk shows that individuals living in India have multiple identities, some of which cut across religious boundaries. The stories narrated by villagers living in the northern state of Bihar depict everyday social interactions that transcend the simple divide of

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Questioning the conventional depiction of India as a nation divided between religious communities, Gottschalk shows that individuals living in India have multiple identities, some of which cut across religious boundaries. The stories narrated by villagers living in the northern state of Bihar depict everyday social interactions that transcend the simple divide of Hindu and Muslim.

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ISBN-13:
9780195189155
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/29/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
0.10(w) x 0.10(h) x 0.10(d)

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