Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Seller Id
ISBN
Advanced Search
 
 
Gift Cards
Checkout a Gift Card


 
Our secure web pages are hosted by Chrislands Inc, who use a Thawte SSL Certificate to ensure secure transmission of your information.
Fully Trusted SSL Certificate
 
 
 

Author Name    Subhadra Mitra Channa

Title   The Inner and Outer Selves: Cosmology, Gender, and Ecology in the Himalayas

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   New

Jacket Condition   New

Publisher   New Delhi, India Oxford University Press 2013

ISBN    0198079427 / 9780198079422

Seller ID   110229

The pastoral tribal community of the Jad Bhotiyas inhabit the Uttarkashi region of the Himalayas. For survival, they were engaged in trade across the Himalayan borders, especially of salt from the Tibetan plateau. Following the closure of the Indo-Tibetan border after the 1962 Indo-China war and the cessation of the Tibetan salt trade, these erstwhile transborder traders now find themselves caught in a complex world, forcing them to negotiate their identity. How do the Jads reorient their identities with the altering local and global environment? How do they differentiate between their inner and outer selves? How is their sense of personhood and self-hood influenced by their location, of being situated on the border of two countries, India and Tibet? Based on years of her personal interactions and research in the village of Bhagori in Garhwal, the author takes up a gendered approach to answer these questions. She discusses the qualitative aspects of the daily lives of the villagers and their rituals, cosmology, world views, aspirations, and cultural-historical processes of adapting to the changing political, economic, and social circumstances of these people. This important contribution to the field of border studies of the Himalayan frontiers will be central to those studying anthropology, sociology, political science, and history. Those interested in identity, gender, religion, ethnicity, and nationalism will also find this study useful. Printed Pages: 347.

The Inner and Outer Selves: Cosmology, Gender, and Ecology in the Himalayas Subhadra Mitra Channa

Price = 19.25 USD


Books of related interest
Spiritual Beauty Care: Techniques and Practices to Enhance Your Inner and Outer Beauty
Jacqueline Sinnige; Translated By Martine J. Koeman
4.25 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Gender in South Asia: Social Imagination and Constructed Realities
Subhadra Mitra Channa
16.05 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Gender, Livelihood and Environment: How Women Manage Resources
Subhadra Mitra Channa, Marilyn Porter (Eds) & Joan P. Mencher (Frwd)
13.03 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Inner Recesses Outer Spaces: Memoirs
Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay
15.35 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Anthropology of Sound: Santal Tribe
Onkar Prasad
14.20 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Gender Trouble
Judith Butler
12.90 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

School Worlds: An Ethnographic Study
Anuradha Sharma
19.40 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

A New Generation Draws the Line: 'Humanitarian' Intervention and the Standards of the West
Noam Chomsky
9.30 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Chance and Probability: The Limitations of the Social Sciences
R.E.S. Tanner
17.70 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Ethical Issues in Anthropological Research
Subir Biswas (Ed.)
10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Designing Toilet Chair for Elderly People
Nirmal Kaur, Promila Sharma, Gyanendra Sharma & R.C.S. Mehta (Authors)
11.25 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Poverty and Underdevelopment in Tribal Areas: A Geographical Analysis
Suvendra Jenamani
19.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@mrmlonline.com
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie