Presents an anthropological study located along India's western border with Pakistan. This book contains arguments that are situated within the context of contemporary religious nationalism, communal strife, and border politics in the Indian state of Gujarat.
Farhana Ibrahim is Assistant Professor at the Centre for Media and Cultural Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences. She holds a PhD in socio-cultural anthropology from Cornell University. Her current research project engages with maritime histories and merchant networks in western India, and she has published articles in journals such as Nomadic Peoples, Economic and Political Weekly and Himal South Asian.