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Author Pandya, Vishvajit.

Title In the forest : visual and material worlds of Andamanese history, 1858-2006 / Vishvajit Pandya
Published Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 427 pages) : illustrations, maps
Summary There are always at least two 'histories' of encounter or contact, as each party would tell the story differently, but where and when is it really the 'first contact' and for whom? This book deploys an analytical framework developed from Semiotics to haveboth sides of the story address each other. It is ethnography of dialogue, emerging from textual representation by outsiders and its relationship to visual response and presentations by the Andaman Islanders that this book aims to present as the critical'ethnography of history.' The section on Visuality looks at how the "Other" is incorporated
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 399-420) and index
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Subject Jarawa (Indic people) -- Social life and customs.
Onge (Indic people) -- Social life and customs.
Andaman and Nicobar Islands (India) -- Social life and customs.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0761842721 (electronic bk.)
9780761842729 (electronic bk.)