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Hosay Trinidad: Muharram Performances in an Indo--Caribbean Diaspora


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Oktober 2002

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

""Hosay Trinidad" contributes substantially to the anthropology of contemporary identity politics as well as to the study of 'boundaries' which has come to play a key role in important new lines of scholarship across the social sciences."--"Anthropos"

Inhaltsverzeichnis

List of Illustrations A Note on Orthography Introduction
1. Orientations and Overview
2. Muharram Rituals in Iran: Past and Present
3. The Passage of Rites to South Asia
4. Onward to the Caribbean
5. Building the Tadjah, Constructing Community
6. Conclusion: Maintenance and Transformation via Cultural Creolization
7. Epilogue Notes Glossary Bibliography Index Acknowledgments

Portrait

Frank J. Korom teaches religion and anthropology at Boston University. He is coeditor of Gender, Genre, and Power in South Asian Expressive Traditions, also available from the University of Pennsylvania Press.

Pressestimmen

"Hosay Trinidad should be considered a great publishing achievement. It is a livre de chevet, a must for scholars of Caribbean studies, anthropology, and the performing arts."-History of Religions "Hosay Trinidad contributes substantially to the anthropology of contemporary identity politics as well as to the study of 'boundaries' which has come to play a key role in important new lines of scholarship across the social sciences."-Anthropos "The book is free of jargon and recommended for anyone with an interest in contemporary interreligious issues, the possibilities within local Islamic cultures ... , and questions of identity formation in a multicultural and multireligious society."-Religious Studies Review
EAN: 9780812236835
ISBN: 0812236831
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF PENNSYLVANIA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2002
Seitenanzahl: 320 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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