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Animal intimacies : interspecies relatedness in India's central Himalayas

Animal intimacies : interspecies relatedness in India's central Himalayas

Author: Radhika Govindrajan
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Prés. de l'éd. : What does Ưit mean to live and die in relation to other animals? Animal Intimacies posits this central question alongside the intimate--and intense--moments of care, kinship, violence, politics, indifference, and desire that occur between human and non-human animals. Built on extensive ethnographic fieldwork in the mountain villages of India's Central Himalayas, Radhika Govindrajan's book explores  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Radhika Govindrajan
ISBN: 9780226559841 022655984X
OCLC Number: 1049984698
Description: 220 pages : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
The goat who died for family : sacrificial ethics and kinship --
The cow herself has changed : Hindu nationalism, cow protection, and bovine materiality --
Outsider monkey, insider monkey : on the politics of exclusion and belonging --
Pig gone wild : colonialism, conservation, and the otherwild --
The bear who loved a woman : the intersection of queer desires --
Epilogue : kukur aur bagh
Responsibility: Radhika Govindrajan.


A look at the range of close relationships between humans and wild and domesticated animals in the Himalayas.  Read more...


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