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Author Singh, Vikash, 1974- author

Title Uprising of the fools : pilgrimage as moral protest in contemporary India / Vikash Singh
Published Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2017
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Description 1 online resource
Series South Asia in Motion
South Asia in motion.
Contents Introduction : illegitimate religion -- Mastering uncertainty : performance and recognition in religion -- "Everything is a gift, Bhole" : custom and the ethics of care -- Ominous signs : of dread, desires, and determination -- Damning corpses : violence, religious or secular? -- Caste and the informal economy : subversive aesthetics of popular religion -- Wishful nightmares : triumphant neoliberalism and the resistances of religion -- War, nation, and the human as a thing
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Capitalism -- Moral and ethical aspects -- India.
Hindu pilgrims and pilgrimages -- India -- Haridwār.
Religion and social status -- India.
India -- Religion -- Economic aspects.
India -- Religious life and customs.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2016031633
ISBN 1503600378 (electronic bk.)
1503601749 (electronic bk.)
9781503600379 (electronic bk.)
9781503601741 (electronic bk.)