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The idea of Gujarat: history, ethnography and text

Contributor(s): Simpson, Edward [Editor ] | Kapadia, Aparna [Editor ].
Publisher: Hyderabad Orient Blackswan 2010Description: xiii, 268 p.ISBN: 9788125041139.Subject(s): Gujarat- History, ethnographyDDC classification: 954.75 Summary: The Idea of Gujarat: History, Ethnography and Text critically examines the processes that went into the formation of the region and in the process unsettles a series of conventional wisdom about the land and its inhabitants. Individual chapters examine the work of courts, colonial officers, politicians, scholars and gods and goddesses in the making of the state. As a whole, the book provides a broad introduction to the idea of Gujarat, the scope of its history, the nature of its politics, and the dynamics of its society.
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The Idea of Gujarat: History, Ethnography and Text critically examines the processes that went into the formation of the region and in the process unsettles a series of conventional wisdom about the land and its inhabitants. Individual chapters examine the work of courts, colonial officers, politicians, scholars and gods and goddesses in the making of the state. As a whole, the book provides a broad introduction to the idea of Gujarat, the scope of its history, the nature of its politics, and the dynamics of its society.

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