Coverart for item
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

Label
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
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
When thinking of India, it is hard not to think of caste. In academic and common parlance alike, caste has become a central symbol for India, marking it as fundamentally different from other places while expressing its essence. Nicholas Dirks argues that caste is, in fact, neither an unchanged survival of ancient India nor a single system that reflects a core cultural value. Rather than a basic expression of Indian tradition, caste is a modern phenomenon--the product of a concrete historical encounter between India and British colonial rule. Dirks does not contend that caste was invented by th
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Castes of mind : colonialism and the making of modern India, Nicholas B. Dirks
Label
Castes of mind : colonialism and the making of modern India, Nicholas B. Dirks
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7rq9d
Publication
Related Contributor
Related Location
Related Agents
Related Authorities
Related Subjects
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; PART ONE: THE "INVENTION" OF CASTE; PART TWO: COLONIZATION OF THE ARCHIVE; PART THREE: THE ETHNOGRAPHIC STATE; PART FOUR: RECASTING INDIA: CASTE, COMMUNITY, AND POLITICS; Notes; Index
http://library.link/vocab/cover_art
https://contentcafe2.btol.com/ContentCafe/Jacket.aspx?Return=1&Type=S&Value=9781400840946&userID=ebsco-test&password=ebsco-test
Dimensions
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/discovery_link
{'f': 'http://opac.lib.rpi.edu/record=b4327064'}
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 372 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400840946
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote

Library Locations

    • Folsom LibraryBorrow it
      110 8th St, Troy, NY, 12180, US
      42.729766 -73.682577
Processing Feedback ...