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The Wrestler's BodyIdentity and Ideology in North India

The Wrestler's Body: Identity and Ideology in North India

Joseph Alter

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520076976
eISBN:
9780520912175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520076976.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book tells the story of a way of life organized in terms of physical self-development. While Indian wrestlers are competitive athletes, they are also moral reformers whose conception of self and ... More

Writing at the MarginDiscourse Between Anthropology and Medicine

Writing at the Margin: Discourse Between Anthropology and Medicine

Arthur Kleinman

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520209657
eISBN:
9780520919471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520209657.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

In this collection, a scholar in medical anthropology takes stock of his recent intellectual odysseys. An anthropologist and psychiatrist who has studied in Taiwan, China, and North America since ... More

Zapata Lives!Histories and Cultural Politics in Southern Mexico

Zapata Lives!: Histories and Cultural Politics in Southern Mexico

Lynn Stephen

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222373
eISBN:
9780520927643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222373.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This study chronicles recent political events in southern Mexico, up to and including the July 2000 election of Vicente Fox. The book focuses on the meaning that Emiliano Zapata, the great symbol of ... More

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