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Refractions of the Field at Home: American Representations of Hindu Holy Men in the 19th and 20th Centuries

Narayan, Kirin


December, 1985: A man squats on a bed of nails. Head turned sideways, he grins out of the smudged greys and blacks of the newspaper page. His matted hair is wound like a turban above his bearded face, and his bare limbs are smeared with ash. “Some people could care less about the cushioning in the 735,” proclaims a caption above his head. Beside him, positioned at the same angle as his bare feet, is a running shoe identified as the New Balance 735. This is a page from The New York Times. It has...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 1993-11
Type: Journal article
Source: Cultural Anthropology
DOI: 10.1525/can.1993.8.4.02a00040
Access Rights: Open Access


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