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- DescriptionContributes to contemporary thinking about violence and how it affects everyday life. This book examines case studies including the extreme violence of the Partition of India in 1947 and the massacre of Sikhs in 1984 after the assassination of then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
- Author BiographyVeena Das is Krieger-Eisenhower Professor of Anthropology and Professor of Humanities at Johns Hopkins University and a founding member of the Institute of Socio-Economic Research in Development and Democracy. Among her books is Violence and Subjectivity, which she coedited with Arthur Kleinman, Mamphela Ramphele, and Pamela Reynolds (UC Press). Stanley Cavell is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Harvard University.
- Author(s)Veena Das
- PublisherUniversity of California Press
- Date of Publication10/11/2006
- GenreSociology & Anthropology: Professional
- Place of PublicationBerkerley
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of California Press
- Content Note2 maps, 2 tables
- Weight68 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine25 mm
- Foreword byStanley Cavell
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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