"Shared Idioms, Sacred Symbols, and the Articulation of Identities in South Asia" [NOOK Book]

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This volume examines evidence of shared idioms of sanctity, ethnicity, and nationality as they emerge in examples from Indo-Pakistan.

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Overview

This volume examines evidence of shared idioms of sanctity, ethnicity, and nationality as they emerge in examples from Indo-Pakistan.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203885369
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 11/26/2008
  • Series: Routledge Studies in Religion Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 253
  • File size: 869 KB

Meet the Author

Kelly Pemberton is assistant professor of religion and women’s studies at George Washington University. Research interests include mysticism and Islamic movements in South Asia and the Middle East. Her work has been published in academic journals, encyclopedias, and edited volumes, and will appear in her forthcoming book on women mystics.

Michael Nijhawan is assistant professor in sociology at York University, Toronto. He has authored Dhadi Darbar. Religion, Violence, and the Performance of Sikh History, and he is completing the documentary film Musafer – Sikhi is Traveling.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Towards an Integrative Hermeneutics in the Study of Identity Kelly Pemberton & Michael Nijhawan Part I: Landscapes of Translation: Linguistics, History, and Culture in Focus Chapter 1: A House Overturned: A Classical Urdu Lament in Braj Bhasha Amy Bard & Valerie Ritter Chapter 2: The Politics of Non-Duality: Unravelling the Hermeneutics of Modern Sikh Theology Arvind Mandair Chapter 3: Who are the Vellalas? 20th Century Constructions and Contestations of Tamil Identity in Maraimalai Adigal (1876-1950) Srilata Raman Chapter 4: Can a Muslim be an Indian and not a Traitor or Terrorist? Huma Dar Chapter 5: Variants of Cultural Nationalism in Pakistan: a Reading of Faiz Ahmad Faiz, Jamil Jalibi, and Fahmida Riaz Amina Yaqin Part II: Landscapes of Ritual Performance: Ritual, Agency, and Memory in Focus Chapter 6: Ambivalent Encounters: The Making of Dhadi as a Sikh Performative Practice Michael Nijhawan Chapter 7: Ritual, Reform, and Economies of Meaning at a South Asian Sufi Shrine Kelly Pemberton Chapter 8: Gendered Ritual and the Shaping of Shi'ah Identity Diane D’Souza Chapter 9: History, Memory, and Other Matters of Life and Death Christian Lee Novetzke

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