Mixed Legacies in Contested Borderlands: Skardu and the Kashmir Dispute

  title={Mixed Legacies in Contested Borderlands: Skardu and the Kashmir Dispute},
  author={Ant{\'i}a Mato Bouzas},
  pages={867 - 886}
  • A. Bouzas
  • Published 1 October 2012
  • Sociology
  • Geopolitics
The article explores the sense of belonging of people from Skardu, a border town located in the Gilgit-Baltistan region, a territory administered by Pakistan but which is disputed by India for its being part of the former Princely State of Jammu and Kashmir. Neither full Pakistani citizens, nor identifying themselves with Kashmiri nationalism, the people of Gilgit-Baltistan lack of a common sense of belonging. The uncertain future of the territorial entity contributes to this, despite… 
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