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Beyond Lines Of Control Performance an dPolitics on the Disputed Borders of Ladakh, India di Agarhwal Ravina

 In breve: Aggarwal brings the insights of performance studies and the growing field of the anthropology of international borders to bear on her extensive fieldwork in Ladakh. She examines how social and religious boundaries are created on the Ladakhi frontier, how they are influenced by directives of the nation-state, and how they are shaped into political struggles for regional control that are legitimized through discourses of religious purity, patriotism, and development.

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States of Imagination Ethnographic Explorations of the Postcolonial State di Hansen Thomas Blom, Finn Stepputat

 In breve: The state has recently been rediscovered as an object of inquiry by a broad range of scholars. Reflecting the new vitality of the field of political anthropology, States of Imagination draws together the best of this recent critical thinking to explore the postcolonial state. Contributors focus on a variety of locations from Guatemala, Pakistan, and Peru to India and Ecuador;

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