Home, Uprooted: Oral Histories of India's Partition

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INDEX
absences, in women’s stories, 160
activities, sense-based, 98
Adey, Peter, 142
Adorno, Theodor W., 28, 137, 143, 178
Afghanistan, 77, 110, 112
Agee, James, 29–30
Agra, India, 174
Ahmed, Sara, 27, 76, 79, 91, 94, 143, 154
Akhtar, Begum, 186
Alexander, Bryant Keith, 211
Allahabad, India, 121, 172
All-India Muslim League, 18
Ambala, India, 131, 132, 170
Amritsar, India, 20, 35, 40, 47–48, 133, 212
Anderson, Kathryn, 160
anthropology, sociocultural, 24, 98
Appadurai, Arjun, 24
Appalachian Mountains, U.S.A., 67, 200, 223
architecture, Moghul, 15, 249n34
arranged marriage, 74, 82, 131, 151–152, 247n8
ashram, 27, 148–150, 209
Athens, Ohio, U.S.A., 12–13, 67, 102
atmospheric attunements, 97
autobiographical time, 138–139
autobiography, 138, 181–184; contemplations, 182; generative, 211
Ayurvedic medicine, 1
azadi (independence), 18
Aziz, Talat, 186
Bachelard, Gaston, 25, 26, 33, 79–80, 92, 113, 152–153
Bakhtin, Mikhail, 30, 66
Bal, Mieke, 98
Baluchistan, Pakistan, 117, 123
Bangkok, Thailand, 97, 102, 156–157
Bangla Sahib Gurudwara, 127
Basti, 38, 185
Batwara, 4, 18, 118, 194, 197, 225. See also Partition of India
bazaars, 41–42, 185
becoming minor, 141
Behar, Ruth, 23–24
belongings, 13, 17, 46
Belpre, Ohio, U.S.A., 222
Benjamin, Walter, 140, 245n73
Bhabha, Homi, 11, 27–28, 143, 144, 178
Bhagavad Gita, 1, 6
Bhai, Rafi, 106, 243n27
bhajan (devotional song), 5, 205
Bhalla, Alok, 21
Bhasin, Kamla, 20, 149
Bhavagad Gita, 1, 6
Bhutto clan, 93
Bin Laden, Osama, 92
Birla Mandir, Delhi, 168
Bogue, Ronald, 140
Bollywood, 190
Bombay, India, 105, 111, 217. See also Mumbai, India
Borders and Boundaries: Women in India’s Partition, 20, 149

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Illustrations vii
  • Acknowledgments ix
  • One - Beginnings—In HeadNotes 1
  • Two - Fieldwork/Homework 8
  • Three - A Story Travels 35
  • Four - Home outside Home 62
  • Five - Adrift- Reluctant Nomads 96
  • Six - Hearth Crossings 148
  • Seven - Remnants 180
  • Eight - My Father, My Interlocutor 201
  • Glossary 227
  • Notes 229
  • Bibliography 253
  • Index 265
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