Disciplining the Body, Disciplining the Body-Politic: Physical Culture and Social Violence among North Indian Wrestlers

@article{Peabody2009DiscipliningTB,
  title={Disciplining the Body, Disciplining the Body-Politic: Physical Culture and Social Violence among North Indian Wrestlers},
  author={N. Peabody},
  journal={Comparative Studies in Society and History},
  year={2009},
  volume={51},
  pages={372-400}
}
  • N. Peabody
  • Published 2009
  • Sociology
  • Comparative Studies in Society and History
  • In the early evening of 14 September 1989, ferocious Hindu-Muslim rioting broke out in the city of Kota in the north Indian state of Rajasthan. The rioting started during the Hindu festival of Anant Chaturdashi, while celebrants were taking out religious processions through the city. Although most of the violence occurred during that first night, it would be another three days before the Indian army could restore an uneasy peace to the city and nearly three weeks more would pass before the… CONTINUE READING
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