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The Resource Veins of devotion : blood donation and religious experience in north India, Jacob Copeman

Veins of devotion : blood donation and religious experience in north India, Jacob Copeman

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Veins of devotion : blood donation and religious experience in north India
Title
Veins of devotion
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blood donation and religious experience in north India
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Jacob Copeman
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Language
eng
Summary
Veins of Devotion tells the story of recent remarkable collaborations between guru-led devotional movements and public health campaigns to encourage voluntary blood donation in northern India. Focusing primarily on Delhi, Jacob Copeman carefully situates blood donation practices within the context of religious gift-giving, sacrifice, caste, kinship, and nationalism. The book analyzes the operations of several high-profile religious orders that organize large-scale public blood-giving events and argues that blood donation has become a site not only of frenetic competition between different devo
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Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies in medical anthropology
Veins of devotion : blood donation and religious experience in north India, Jacob Copeman
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Veins of devotion : blood donation and religious experience in north India, Jacob Copeman
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt5hj12c
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-225) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Generative generosity -- The reform of the gift -- Devotion and donation -- Blood donation in the zone of religious spectacles -- Utility saints and donor-soldiers -- The nehruvian gift -- Conclusion
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1 online resource (ix, 233 pages)
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online
Isbn
9780813545967
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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illustrations.
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Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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