A Moral Technology: Electrification as Political Ritual in New Delhi

A Moral Technology: Electrification as Political Ritual in New Delhi

by Leo Coleman

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ISBN-13: 9781501707520
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 05/09/2017
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Leo Coleman is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Hunter College, City University of New York. He is the editor of Food: Ethnographic Encounters.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Electricity ActsPart I. Imperial Installations1. The Machinery of Government2. Ritual Center and Divided CityPart II. National Grids3. The Lifeblood of the Nation4. Broadcast MantrasPart III. Urban Transformations5. The Life of Property6. A Model Colony Conclusion: The Art of a Free Society

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