Author:Nicholas B. Dirks

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Castes of Mind: Colonialism and the Making of Modern India

By: Nicholas B. Dirks

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Permanent Black: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032331

ISBN: 978817240725

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 382. View more info

Autobiography of an Archive: A Scholar’s Passage to India

By: Nicholas B. Dirks

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Permanent Black: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038342

ISBN: 8178244586

Condition: New


The decades between 1970 and the end of the twentieth century saw the disciplines of history and anthropology draw closer together, with historians paying more attention to social and cultural factors and the significance of everyday experience in the study of the past. The people, rather than elite actors, became the focus of their inquiry, and anthropological insights into agriculture, kinship, ritual, and folk customs enabled historians to develop richer and more representative narratives. The intersection of these two disciplines also helped scholars reframe the legacies of empire and the ... View more info