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RA-50039-06
Research Fellowships for Senior Humanists to Work in India
Philip Lutgendorf, American Institute of Indian Studies

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The Caste Question: Dalits and the Politics of Modern Science (Book)
Title: The Caste Question: Dalits and the Politics of Modern Science
Author: Anupama Rao
Abstract: Focusing on western India in the colonial and postcolonial periods, this work shines a light on South Asian historiography and on caste discrimination, to show how persons without rights came to possess them and how Dalit struggles led to the transformation of such terms of colonial liberalism as rights, equality, and personhood.
Year: 2009
Primary URL: http://www.worldcat.org/title/caste-question-dalits-and-the-politics-of-modern-india/oclc/262428411&referer=brief_results
Publisher: University of California
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 9780520255593
Copy sent to NEH?: Yes

Small Town Capitalism in Western India: Artisans, Merchants and the Making of the Informal Economy, 1870-1960 (Book) [show prizes]
Title: Small Town Capitalism in Western India: Artisans, Merchants and the Making of the Informal Economy, 1870-1960
Author: Douglas E. Haynes
Abstract: This book charts the history of artisan production and marketing in the Bombay Presidency from 1870 to 1960. While the textile mills of western India's biggest cities have been the subject of many rich studies, the role of artisan producers located in the region's small towns have been virtually ignored. Based upon extensive archival research as well as numerous interviews with participants in the handloom and powerloom industries, this book explores the role of weavers, merchants, consumers, and laborers in the making of what the author calls "small-town capitalism." By focusing on the politics of negotiation and resistance in local workshops, the book challenges conventional narratives of industrial change. The book provides the first in-depth work on the origins of powerloom manufacture in South Asia. It affords unique insights into the social and economic experience of small-town artisans as well as the informal economy of late colonial and early post-independence India.
Year: 2012
Primary URL: http://www.cambridge.org/aus/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=9780521193337&ss=cop
Access Model: this book can be purchased
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 9780521193337
Copy sent to NEH?: Yes

Neoliberal Logics of Voice: Playback Singing and Public Femaleness in South India (Article)
Title: Neoliberal Logics of Voice: Playback Singing and Public Femaleness in South India
Author: Amanda Weidman
Abstract: This article explores the impact of neoliberal logics of voice on the music - making and performance practices of female playback singers in the South Indian Tamil film industry. As singers whose voices are first recorded in the studio and then “played back” on the set to be lip-synched by actors, playback singers have been professional musicians and public celebrities since the 1950s. Their careers are governed by practices of voice cultivation and by modes of performance and public self-presentation, in the studio, on stage, and increasingly in mediatized contexts. Since the 1990s, neoliberal logics of flexibility, entrepreneurship and self-marketing have redefined the role of the playback singer and the way singers conceive of their work in both social and aesthetic terms. These changes have occurred within a broader context in which anxieties about globalization and expanding commodity culture are reflected in debates about the place of women in public.
Year: 2014
Primary URL: http://repository.brynmawr.edu/anth_pubs/8/
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: Culture, Theory and Critique

Oratory, Rhetoric, Politics (Book Section)
Title: Oratory, Rhetoric, Politics
Author: Bernard Bate
Editor: Jack Sidnell
Editor: N.J. Enfield
Editor: Paul Kockelman
Abstract: abstract not available
Year: 2014
Primary URL: http://www.worldcat.org/title/cambridge-handbook-of-linguistic-anthropology/oclc/866563672&referer=brief_results
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Book Title: Cambridge Handbook of Linguistic Anthropology
ISBN: 9781107030077


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