Shared idioms, sacred symbols, and the articulation of identities in South Asia

A house overturned : a classical Urdu lament in Braj Bhasha / Amy Bard and Valerie Ritter -- The politics of non-duality : unraveling the hermeneutics of modern Sikh theology / Arvind Mandair -- Who are the Velalas? : twentieth-century constructions and contestations of Tamil identity in Maraimalai...

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Published in:Routledge studies in religion
Contributors: Pemberton, Kelly (Editor)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: New York, NY [u.a.] Routledge 2009
In:Routledge studies in religion
Edition:1. publ.
Series/Journal:Routledge studies in religion 11
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Asia / Group identity / Ethnic identity / Religious identity
Further subjects:B Collection of essays
B Ethnic identity
B Religious identity
B Asia
B Symbolism South Asia
B South Asia Civilization
B Political culture South Asia
B Group Identity South Asia
B Conference program
B Group identity
Online Access: Inhaltsverzeichnis (Verlag)
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Summary:A house overturned : a classical Urdu lament in Braj Bhasha / Amy Bard and Valerie Ritter -- The politics of non-duality : unraveling the hermeneutics of modern Sikh theology / Arvind Mandair -- Who are the Velalas? : twentieth-century constructions and contestations of Tamil identity in Maraimalai Adigal (1876-1950) / Srilata Raman -- Can a Muslim be an Indian and not a traitor or a terrorist? / Huma Dar -- Variants of cultural nationalism in Pakistan : a reading of Faiz Ahmad Faiz, Jamil Jalibi, and Fahmida Riaz / Amina Yaqin -- Ambivalent encounters : the making of dhadi as a Sikh performative practice / Michael Nijhawan -- Ritual, reform, and economies of meaning at a South Asian Sufi shrine / Kelly Pemberton -- Gendered ritual and the shaping of Shiʻah identity / Diane D'Souza -- History, memory, and other matters of life and death / Christian Lee Novetzke
Item Description:Bibliogr. S. [233] - 241
Includes bibliographical references and index. - A house overturned : a classical Urdu lament in Braj bhasha / Amy Bard & Valerie Ritter -- The politics of non-duality : unravelling the hermeneutics of modern Sikh theology / Arvind Mandair -- Who are the Vellalas? : 20th century constructions and contestations of Tamil identity in Maraimalai Adigal (1876-1950) / Srilata Raman -- Can a Muslim be an Indian and not a traitor or terrorist? / Huma Dar -- Variants of cultural nationalism in Pakistan : a reading of Faiz Ahmad Faiz, Jamil Jalibi, and Fahmida Riaz / Amina Yaqin -- Ambivalent encounters : the making of dhadi as a Sikh performative practice / Michael Nijhawan -- Ritual, reform, and economies of meaning at a South Asian Sufi shrine / Kelly Pemberton -- Gendered ritual and the shaping of Shiʿah identity / Diane D'Souza -- History, memory, and other matters of life and death / Christian Lee Novetzke
ISBN:0415958288