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The Newsletter 53 Spring 2010

The Newsletter 53 Spring 2010

‘Indigenous’ India

Markus Schleiter and Erik de Maaker present ‘Indigenous’ India – six essays focussing on a deeper understanding of the processes by which ‘tribes’ and ‘tribal identities’ are being sustained, redefined, created and denied.

Contents #53

Spring 2010

1 Cover
2 - 3 Contents | From the Editor

The Study

4 - 5

The future of village elections in China Kerry Brown

6 - 7 Iran: social revolt and prospects for change (part 1) Mehdi Parvizi Amineh
8 Beyond Copenhagen: what role for Asia? Bram Buijs
9 Haitian disaster relief: Implications of Chinese and Taiwanese assistance Timothy S. Rich
10 - 11 'Merdeka': images of hostile territory Louis Zweers
12 - 13 Rediscovering the royal capital of Majapahit Amrit Gomperts / Arnoud Haag / Peter Carey
14 - 15 Van Gulik and the Chinese lute Mei-Yen Lee

Indigenous India

16 - 17 Indigeneity as a cultural practice: 'tribe' and the state in India Markus Schleiter / Erik de Maaker
18 'Tribes', tradition and state Virginius Xaxa
19 'You know, we are Indians too!': Tribal displacement and violent encounters with a 'blind' state in Andhra Pradesh Bert Suykens
20 - 21 The rise and fall of 'tribal' development in Orissa Prasanna Kumar Nayak
22 - 23 Between nurture and neglect: providing welfare to the Ongees of Little Andaman Island Vishvajit Pandya
24 - 25 Taking root in Bangladesh: states, minorities, and discourses of citizenship Ellen Bal
26 Indigenous identity: burden or liberation? Reflections on 'adivasi' politics in Kerala Luisa Steur

The Review

27 New For Review
28 Bookmarked
29 The rise of China: setting the alarm bells ringing? Bram Buijs
30 - 31

The sound of modern Chinese poetry Maghiel van Crevel

32 The Russian Protocols of Zion in Japan Ben-Ami Shillony
33 'Twice forgotten'; 'twice suppressed' Otto van den Muijzenberg
34 The socialist revolution in Mongolia Anna Portisch
35 'Meaningless' mantras and birdsong?: discovering the Vedas Annette van der Hoek
36 A history of Bangladesh Bob van der Linden
37 Ancient glass from the Silk Road Brigitte Borell
38 - 39 A moderniser with a firm foot in the Classical world Bradley Camp Davis

The Network

40 - 41 News
42 - 43 ICAS
44 Announcements
45 IIAS Research
46 IIAS Fellows
47 Colophon

The Portrait

44 Siebold's flower garden. Botanical paintings of the Siebold collection

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