Borderland Politics in Northern India by Yu-Wen Chen,Chih-yu Shih

By Yu-Wen Chen,Chih-yu Shih

The colonial legacy within the development of the fashionable Indian country has left a deep imprint on modern Indians’ self-identity and self-determination. Borderland Politics in Northern India is a suite of essays, giving distinct money owed of the numerous other ways that individuals all through India comprehend their fatherland, the territory the place they stay, and the wider quarter to which they belong. Mona Chettri seems on the Gorkha neighborhood within the Darjeeling hills to the northeast, Manjeet Baruah examines Assam, and L. Lam Khan Piang explores the dispersion of the Zo humans all through many northeastern states. within the northwest, Aijaz Ashraf Wani illustrates how Jammu and Kashmir nation is severed alongside advanced nearby, non secular, and ethnic strains. This ebook is a useful resource for readers drawn to comparative reports of borderlands globally. It additionally contributes to South Asian reviews largely conceived, to Indian border reviews, and to neighborhood social, cultural, and political histories of the constituent border areas of Northern India.

This e-book was once released as a unique factor of Asian Ethnicity.

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