Spaces, Bodies, and Narratives: Mapping Religion in Colonial India

RELIGION 882S

How imperial cartography, understood as the mapping of territories, human bodies, cultural practices, and oral traditions, influenced mapping of religion in colonial India. Political and personal contexts of British and Indian-authored ethnographies, folklore collections, colonial census reports, and their impact on anthropological imagining of religion in South Asia. Instructor: Prasad
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