About the Author
Aniket Jaaware is Professor of English at Shiv Nadar University.
Anupama Rao (Foreword By)
Anupama Rao is Associate Professor of History at Barnard College. She is the author of The Caste Question (California, 2009).
Table of Contents
Foreword by Anupama Rao vii
1. Touch and Its Elements and Kinds 11
2. TouchAn A Priori Approach 37
3. Touch in Its Social and Historical Aspects I 61
4. Touch in Its Social and Historical Aspects II 93
5. Touch and Texts: Ancient and Modern 119
6. (Un)touchability of Things and People 148
7. Society, Sociality, Sociability 170
8. Recapitulation with Variations 190