Work, Ritual, Biography: A Muslim Community in North India Deepak Mehta

ISBN: 9780195656008

Published: April 30th 2002

Paperback

320 pages


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Work, Ritual, Biography: A Muslim Community in North India  by  Deepak Mehta

Work, Ritual, Biography: A Muslim Community in North India by Deepak Mehta
April 30th 2002 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 320 pages | ISBN: 9780195656008 | 8.80 Mb

This book provides an ethnographic account of a community of Muslim weavers - the Ansaris - of Barabanki, central U.P. It analyses the place of weaving in the Ansari social structure, the work of Ansari womwn as quilt makers, the ritual ofMoreThis book provides an ethnographic account of a community of Muslim weavers - the Ansaris - of Barabanki, central U.P.

It analyses the place of weaving in the Ansari social structure, the work of Ansari womwn as quilt makers, the ritual of circumcision and the biography of an Ansari individual. These domains are linked by the way the Ansaris represent the body.



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