Hosay Trinidad: Muharram Performances in an Indo--Caribbean Diaspora
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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"
InhaltsverzeichnisList 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
PortraitFrank 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
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF PENNSYLVANIA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2002
Seitenanzahl: 320 Seiten