Remoteness and Modernity : Transformation and Continuity in Northern Pakistan, EPUB eBook

Remoteness and Modernity : Transformation and Continuity in Northern Pakistan EPUB

Part of the Yale Agrarian Studies Series series

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This groundbreaking book is the first sustained anthropological inquiry into the idea of remote areas. Shafqat Hussain examines the surprisingly diverse ways the people of Hunza, a remote independent state in Pakistan, have been viewed by outsiders over the past century. He also explores how the Hunza people perceived British colonialists, Pakistani state officials, modern-day Westerners, and others, and how the local people used their remote status strategically, ensuring their own interests were served as they engaged with the outside world.

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  • Format: EPUB
  • Pages: 280 pages
  • Publisher: Yale University Press
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  • Category: Rural communities
  • ISBN: 9780300213355

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