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Becoming Assamese
Colonialism and New Subjectivities in Northeast India





ISBN 9780367177195
Published April 24, 2019 by Routledge India
290 Pages

 
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This book explores the making of colonial Northeast India and offers a new perspective to the study of the Assamese identity in the nineteenth century as a distinctly nineteenth-century cultural phenomenon, not confined to linguistic parameters alone. It studies crucial markers of the self � history, customs, food, dress, new religious beliefs � an

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations Acknowledgement Introduction Part I 1.The Political Economy of a Frontier 2. Languages of Identity 3. The Burden of Progress Part II 4. New Solidarities: Print, Politics and Protest 5.Intimate Histories of Assamese 6. Representing Traditions Recasting History Conclusion Glossary Bibliography Index

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