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At the Confluence of Two Rivers: Muslims and Hindus in South India

Assayag, Jackie

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ISBN 10: 8173045127 / ISBN 13: 9788173045127
Published by Manohar, New Delhi, India, 2004
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Fine copy, dj has minor edgewear with tiny nicks on the corner tips. Having evoked the historical and social circumstances of the implantation of Islam in South Asia, the author presents the situation of Muslims in Karnataka, whre the dynamics of the cultural forms of pair alterity/idenity has seldom been studied. In the framework of an anthropological investigation conducted in the region over a period of several years, the complexity of interactions between Hindus and Muslims fully emerges. Their relations are explored in the village and in the urban milieu, across hybrid cults or within the individual communit;y, in daily; life as well as on the occasion of festivals. Maps, graphs, charts. 313pp. Desirable!. Bookseller Inventory # 002364

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Title: At the Confluence of Two Rivers: Muslims and...

Publisher: Manohar, New Delhi, India

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Edition: First Edition

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Having evoked the historical and social circumstances of the implantation of Islam in South Asia, the author presents the situation of Muslims in Karnataka, where the dynamics of the cultural forms of pair alteriry/identity has seldom been studied. In the framework of an anthropological investigation conducted in the region over a period of several years, the complexity of interactions between Hindus and Muslims fully emerges.

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Jackie Assayag is Director of Research at the CNRS (National Centre for Scientific Research) and affiliated to EHESS, Paris. He has worked extensively on anthropology, sociology and politics in modern India.

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