K. Sivaramakrishnan

 

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  1. Working with the Ancestors
    Throughout the Marquesas Islands of French Polynesia, forest spirits share space with ancestral ruins and active agricultural plots, affecting land use and heritage preservation. As their efforts to establish UNESCO World Heritage... Learn More
    Published: 11th July 2019
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  2. Living with Oil and Coal
    The nineteenth-century discovery of oil in the eastern Himalayan foothills, together with the establishment of tea plantations and other extractive industries, continues to have a profound impact on life in the region. In the... Learn More
    Published: 2nd April 2019
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  3. Creating the Universe
    Winner, 2018 Edward Cameron Dimock, Jr. Prize in the Indian HumanitiesBuddhist representations of the cosmos across nearly two thousand years of history in Tibet, Nepal, and India show that cosmology is a rich language for the... Learn More
    Published: 17th March 2019
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  4. Caring for Glaciers

    Caring for Glaciers

    Land, Animals, and Humanity in the Himalayas

    Written by Karine Gagné, Series edited by and Foreword by K. Sivaramakrishnan

    Series Culture, Place, and Nature

    University of Washington Press

    Regional geopolitical processes have turned the Himalayan region of Ladakh, in northwest India, into a strategic border area with an increasing military presence that has decentered the traditional agropastoralist economy. This... Learn More
    Published: 15th February 2019
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  5. High-Tech Housewives
    Tech companies such as Google, Amazon, and Microsoft promote the free flow of data worldwide, while relying on foreign temporary IT workers to build, deliver, and support their products. However, even as IT companies use technology... Learn More
    Published: 29th March 2018
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  6. Making New Nepal
    One of the most important political transitions to occur in South Asia in recent decades was the ouster of Nepal’s monarchy in 2006 and the institution of a democratic secular republic in 2008. Based on extensive ethnographic... Learn More
    Published: 26th February 2018
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  7. Organic Sovereignties
    This first sustained ethnographic study of organic agriculture outside the United States traces its meanings, practices, and politics in two nations typically considered worlds apart: Latvia and Costa Rica. Situated on the frontiers... Learn More
    Published: 15th February 2018
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  8. The Rebirth of Bodh Gaya
    This multilayered historical ethnography of Bodh Gaya — the place of Buddha’s enlightenment in the north Indian state of Bihar — explores the spatial politics surrounding the transformation of the Mahabodhi Temple Complex... Learn More
    Published: 24th October 2017
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  9. Mobilizing Krishna's World
    Savant Singh (1694–1764), the Rajput prince of Kishangarh-Rupnagar, is famous for commissioning beautiful works of miniature painting and composing devotional (bhakti) poetry to Krishna under the nom de plume Nagaridas. After... Learn More
    Published: 17th October 2017
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  10. Displaying Time
    From the fluttering fabric of a tent, to the blurred motion of the potter’s wheel, to the rhythm of a horse puppet’s wooden hooves—these scenes make up a set of mid-1980s art exhibitions as part of the U.S. Festival of India.... Learn More
    Published: 11th May 2017
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  11. The Nature of Whiteness
    The Nature of Whiteness explores the intertwining of race and nature in postindependence Zimbabwe. Nature and environment have played prominent roles in white Zimbabwean identity, and when the political tide turned against white... Learn More
    Published: 7th April 2017
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  12. Sensitive Space
    Enclaves along the India-Bangladesh border have posed conceptual and pragmatic challenges to both states since Partition in 1947. These pieces of India inside of Bangladesh, and vice versa, are spaces in which national security,... Learn More
    Published: 9th March 2016
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  13. The Gender of Caste
    Caste and gender are complex markers of difference that have traditionally been addressed in isolation from each other, with a presumptive maleness present in most studies of Dalits (“untouchables”) and a presumptive upper-casteness... Learn More
    Published: 4th March 2016
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  14. Forests Are Gold
    Forests Are Gold examines the management of Vietnam's forests in the tumultuous twentieth century—from French colonialism to the recent transition to market-oriented economics—as the country united, prospered, and transformed... Learn More
    Published: 17th February 2016
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  15. Conjuring Property
    Winner of the 2017 James M. Blaut Award from the Cultural and Political Ecology Specialty Group of the Association of American GeographersHonorable Mention for the 2016 Book Prize from the Association for Political and Legal AnthropologySince... Learn More
    Published: 29th October 2015
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  16. Andean Waterways
    Andean Waterways explores the politics of natural resource use in the Peruvian Andes in the context of climate change and neoliberal expansion. It does so through careful ethnographic analysis of the constitution of waterways,... Learn More
    Published: 29th May 2015
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