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The Nation"s Tortured Body

Violence, Representation, and the Formation of a Sikh "Diaspora"

by Brian Keith Axel

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Published by Duke University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Sikhism,
  • 20th century,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History,
  • Emigration & Immigration,
  • History - General History,
  • Sociology,
  • ASIA,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Asia - India,
  • Anthropology/Ethnography,
  • Postcolonial Studies,
  • South Asian Studies,
  • Asia - India & South Asia,
  • Emigration and immigration,
  • Foreign countries,
  • Punjab (India),
  • Sikh diaspora,
  • Sikhs

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages297
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9377745M
    ISBN 100822326159
    ISBN 109780822326151

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“Historical anthropology at its best, The Nation's Tortured Body explores the history and politics of the Sikhs in a complex, and contested, transnational context. Axel’s book evocatively charts the ways in which the crossing and marking of boundaries have shaped the foundational identities of a diasporic community, providing a graphic illustration of the multiple meanings of the idea of Author: Brian Keith Axel.

“Historical anthropology at its best, The Nation's Tortured Body explores the history and politics of the Sikhs in a complex, and contested, transnational context. Axel’s book evocatively charts the ways in which the crossing and marking of boundaries have shaped the foundational identities of a diasporic community, providing a graphic illustration of the multiple meanings of the idea of Cited by: The Nation's Tortured Body: Violence, Representation, and the Formation of a Sikh “Diaspora” - Kindle edition by Axel, Brian Keith.

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Book Summary: The Nation's Tortured Body. Axel, Brian Keith. The Nation’s Tortured Body: Violence, Representation, and the Formation of a Sikh Diaspora. Durham and London: Duke University Press, Summary prepared by Tom Donahue, University of Chicago. This ambitious work of historical anthropology sets itself the task of "[interrogating.

This book will surely change the ways in which we see how colonialism, diaspora and the politics of separatism inform the formation of modern subjects with mobile loyalties."-Arjun Appadurai, University of Chicago "Historical anthropology at its best, The Nation's Tortured Body explores the history and politics of the Sikhs in a complex, and 4/5(18).

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