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Becoming Assamese

Colonialism and New Subjectivities in Northeast India, 1st Edition

By Madhumita Sengupta

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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS017000
HISTORY / Asia / India & South Asia
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies