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The Resource Castes of mind : colonialism and the making of modern India, Nicholas B. Dirks

Castes of mind : colonialism and the making of modern India, Nicholas B. Dirks

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Castes of mind : colonialism and the making of modern India
Title
Castes of mind
Title remainder
colonialism and the making of modern India
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas B. Dirks
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
IT-FiEUI
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1950-
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Dirks, Nicholas B.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Caste
  • Social classes
  • India
Label
Castes of mind : colonialism and the making of modern India, Nicholas B. Dirks
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Pt. 1. The "
  • invention" of caste. Introduction: The modernity of cast ; Homo hierarchicus: the origins of an idea ; The ethnographic state -- Pt. 2. Colonization of the archive. The original caste: social identity in the Old Regime ; The textualization of tradition: biography of an archive ; The imperial archive: colonial knowledge and colonial rule -- Pt. 3. The ethnographic state. The conversion of caste ; The policing of tradition: colonial anthropology and the invention of custom ; The body of caste: anthropology and the criminalization of caste ; The enumeration of caste: anthropology as colonial rule -- Pt. 4. Recasting India: caste, community, and politics. Toward a nationalist sociology of India: nationalism and Brahmanism ; The reformation of caste: Periyar, Ambedkar, and Gandhi ; Caste politics and the politics of caste ; Conclusion: Caste and the postcolonial predicament -- Coda: The burden of the past: on colonialism and the writing of history
Control code
FIEb16148873
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiii, 372 pages
Isbn
9780691088945
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)45958332
Label
Castes of mind : colonialism and the making of modern India, Nicholas B. Dirks
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Pt. 1. The "
  • invention" of caste. Introduction: The modernity of cast ; Homo hierarchicus: the origins of an idea ; The ethnographic state -- Pt. 2. Colonization of the archive. The original caste: social identity in the Old Regime ; The textualization of tradition: biography of an archive ; The imperial archive: colonial knowledge and colonial rule -- Pt. 3. The ethnographic state. The conversion of caste ; The policing of tradition: colonial anthropology and the invention of custom ; The body of caste: anthropology and the criminalization of caste ; The enumeration of caste: anthropology as colonial rule -- Pt. 4. Recasting India: caste, community, and politics. Toward a nationalist sociology of India: nationalism and Brahmanism ; The reformation of caste: Periyar, Ambedkar, and Gandhi ; Caste politics and the politics of caste ; Conclusion: Caste and the postcolonial predicament -- Coda: The burden of the past: on colonialism and the writing of history
Control code
FIEb16148873
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiii, 372 pages
Isbn
9780691088945
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)45958332

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