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Caste, entrepreneurship and the illusions of tradition : branding the potters of Kolkata / Geir Heierstad.

Author/Creator:
Heierstad, Geir, author.
Publication:
New York : Anthem Press, [2017]
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 219 pages.
Series:
Diversity and plurality in South Asia.
Diversity and plurality in South Asia
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Subjects:
Potters -- India -- Kolkata.
Caste -- India -- Kolkata.
Entrepreneurship -- India -- Kolkata.
Contents:
Acknowledgments
Transliteration and terminology
Prologue: the Durga Puja Bias
On kumars, modernity, caste and commodification
The civilised potters and their neighbourhood
Birth of tradition, coming of modernity
Ancestral homes : East versus West
Turmoil and economics
Mature modernity, education and caste as assets
Commodification of caste
References.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781783085163 (hardback : alk. paper)
1783085169 (hardback : alk. paper)
OCLC:
961749554