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The Production of Hindu-Muslim Violence in Contemporary India
by Paul R. Brass
University of Washington Press, 2003
Paper: 978-0-295-98506-0 | eISBN: 978-0-295-80060-8

Chronic Hindu-Muslim rioting in India has created a situation in which communal violence is both so normal and so varied in its manifestations that it would seem to defy effective analysis. In this volume, Paul R. Brass, one of the world’s preeminent experts on South Asia, reports the results of an immense scholarly undertaking: his tracking of more than half a century’s riots in the north Indian city of Aligarh, where he has conducted extraordinary research for the past thirty-eight years.

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