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Discourses of ethnicity : culture and protest in Jharkhand

Author: Susana B C Devalle
Publisher: New Delhi ; Newbury Park, Calif. : Sage Publications, 1992.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Devalle, Susana B.C.
Discourses of ethnicity.
New Delhi ; Newbury Park, Calif. : Sage Publications, 1992
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susana B C Devalle
ISBN: 8170362687 9788170362685 0803994168 9780803994164
OCLC Number: 25131545
Description: 279 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Ethnicity: Metaphors, Realities, Discourses --
Pt. 1. The Terrain of Ideas. 1. The Conceptualization of Ethnicity --
Pt. 2. Realities. 2. The Myth of the Tribe. 3. The Poverty of Development --
Pt. 3. The Political Terrain. 4. The Tradition of Protest: The Experience of Unity. 5. Social Imagination and Practice --
Pt. 4. The Dynamics of Cultural Struggle. 6. Culture of Oppression and Culture of Protest --
Conclusion: Ethnicity, Culture and the Anthropological Quest.
Responsibility: Susana B.C. Devalle.
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`Devalle brings out successfully the multi-faceted nature of ethnicity as a historical phenomenon and as a contextual reality.' - Development and Change

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