|List of Illustrations||viii|
|Note on Contributors||ix|
|1.||Diaspora and the Difficult Art of Dying
|2.||A Market for Aboriginality: Primitivism and
Race Classification in the Indentured Labour
Market of Colonial India
|3||Colouring Subalternity: Slaves, Concubines and
Social Orphans in Early Colonial India
|4.||Taming Traditions: Legalities and Histories in
Ishita Banerjee Dube
|5.||Spatializing History: Subaltern Carnivalizations
of Space in Tiruppuvanam, Tamil Nadu
|6.||Untouchable Freedom: A Critique of the Bourgeois
Landlord Indian State
|7.||Indian Magical Realism:
Notes on Popular Visual Culture
|8.||Gendering the 'Nationalist Subject':
Palestinian Camp Women's Life Stories
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INDRANI CHATTERJEE taught History
at Miranda House, Delhi University. At present she is
a Senior Fellow at the Maulana Abul Kalam
Azad Institute of Asian Studies, Calcutta.
ISHITA BANERJEE DUBE is a visiting researcher at the Centre for Asian and African Studies, El Colego de Mexico, Mexico City. She obtained her Ph.D. degree (in History) from the University of Calcutta. She has been a Doctoral Fellow at the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta and a Fellow of the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla.
KAUSHIK GHOSH is a graduate student in anthropology at Princeton University.
SUNDAR KAALI is completing his doctoral dissertation on the community theatres of Tamil Nadu. He researches and writes on a number of subjects in cultural studies including film, theatre and ritual.
SUDESH MISHRA is a poet from Fiji and currently teaches literature at Stirling University, Scotland.
CHRISTOPHER PINNEY is in the Department of Anthropology at University College, London. He was a lecturer at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London for several years and was a visiting fellow at the Centre for Cross-Cultural Research, ANU, Canberra in 1997-8. He is the author of Camera Indica (Reaktion and Chicago University Press, 1977).
VIJAY PRASHAD is Assistant Professor at Trinity College, Hartford, USA.
ROSEMARY SAYIGH is a research scholar based in Beirut, Lebanon.
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