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Pilgrimage and Power. The Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, 1765-1954

Author: Kama Maclean; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Kama Maclean covers the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, India, which is not merely a major Hindu religious pilgrimage but the largest religious gathering in the world.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Maclean, Kama, 1968-
Pilgrimage and power.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
(DLC) 2007039456
(OCoLC)173299432
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kama Maclean; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 9780199713356 0199713359
OCLC Number: 535505694
Description: 1 online resource (352 pages) illustrations
Contents: The power of discourse, representations of the Kumbh Mela, c. 1760-2004 --
Sovereign spaces Allahabad Fort and the Sangam, 1765-1860 --
Mela as resistance: the modern beginnings of the ancient Kumbh in Allahabad, 1857-1870 --
Proclamation, pilgrimage, and politics religion as a contestable space, 1860-1900--
Competing for minds and at the Mela organisation, nationalism, and propaganda, 1906-1942 --
The Sarkari Mela : the Allahabad Kumbh, 1954.
Responsibility: By Kama Maclean.

Abstract:

Kama Maclean covers the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, India, which is not merely a major Hindu religious pilgrimage but the largest religious gathering in the world.

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Kama Maclean provides a nuanced and, at times, revolutionary understanding of what must be regarded as one of the most important periodic gatherings of humanity not just in India, but in the world. Read more...

 
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