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Languages of belonging : Islam, regional identity, and the making of Kashmir
Despite its centrality to the political life of India and Pakistan, Kashmir has met with rather perfunctory treatment from historians of South Asia. The few works of history and politics that haveExpand
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“Designed for eternity”: Kashmiri Shawls, Empire, and Cultures of Production and Consumption in Mid-Victorian Britain
T his quote, from an 1865 article in Once a Week, draws attention to a I rarely examined interconnection between the fashion for Kashmiri shawls B in Victorian Britain and the rather intenseExpand
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Translating the Past: Rethinking Rajatarangini Narratives in Colonial India
The status of Kalhana's poem Rajatarangini was mediated in colonial India in part through its English translations. However, the intent of the translations has been insufficiently analyzed in theExpand
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Whither Kashmir Studies?: A Review
This paper explores the current state of the field of Kashmir Studies and argues that, whilst scholarship on Kashmir has come a long way since the decades after Indian independence and partition, theExpand
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Landscapes of the Past: Rajatarangini and Historical Knowledge Production in Late-Nineteenth-Century Kashmir
The princely state of Jammu and Kashmir rarely figures as a site for the study of colonial knowledge production, particularly as it related to the construction of India’s historical past. I wouldExpand
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A Literary Paradise