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Tribal Identity and the Modern World

by Sharma S SAGE Publications Ltd
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Hbk 216 pages
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This unusual study outlines the conceptual difficulties surrounding the way in which tribal identities and the texture of tribal-non-tribal interaction in India are expressed. Sharma examines the implications for the pre-colonial equations between social cohesion and political authority.

PART ONE: THE PROBLEM OF METHOD Cultural Diversity in the Age of Progress Self-Placement and the Colonial Mediation Proximity and Approximation PART TWO: TRIBAL SOCIAL COHESIONS AND POLITICAL AUTHORITY Pre-Modern Tribal Contiguity The World of Shifting Cultivation Political Authority and the Tribal Contiguity