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Remoteness and modernity : transformation and continuity in northern Pakistan, Shafqat Hussain

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Remoteness and modernity : transformation and continuity in northern Pakistan
Title
Remoteness and modernity
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transformation and continuity in northern Pakistan
Statement of responsibility
Shafqat Hussain
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Language
eng
Summary
"This groundbreaking book is the first sustained anthropological inquiry into the idea of remote areas. Shafqat Hussain examines the surprisingly diverse ways the people of Hunza, a remote independent state in Pakistan, have been viewed by outsiders over the past century. He also explores how the Hunza people perceived British colonialists, Pakistani state officials, modern-day Westerners, and others, and how the local people used their remote status strategically, ensuring their own interests were served as they engaged with the outside world"--
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Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Yale agrarian studies series
Remoteness and modernity : transformation and continuity in northern Pakistan, Shafqat Hussain
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Remoteness and modernity : transformation and continuity in northern Pakistan, Shafqat Hussain
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt1bh4cs8
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mirs of Hunza -- Chronology of the Hunza state and its relationships with surrounding polities -- Lifting the veil : the sacred and political geography of Hunza -- The friction and rhetoric of distance and the alterity of Hunza -- Frontier matters : irrelevance, romanticism, and transformation of Hunza society -- Rural romance and refuge from civilization -- The origin of a nation : Hunza and postcolonial identity -- On the edge of the world -- Strange strangers in the land of paradise -- Romanticism, environmentalism, and articulation of an ecological identity
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300213355
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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illustrations.
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remote

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