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Dark Leaves of the Present

Angana P. Chatterji (Author) Shabnam Hashmi (Author)
Synopsis This volume is a lament, a partial biography of the challenges facing the nation. Edited by Angana P. Chatterji and Shabnam Hashmi, this collection includes the work of intellectuals, artists and activists in and of India…. Dark Leaves From the Present is an attempt to share people’s struggles and the issues that force pain and anguish, with society.
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About the authors

Angana P. Chatterji

Angana P. Chatterji is associate professor of Social and Cultural anthropology at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco. Her work spans issues of cultural survival, nation/ nationalisms, gendered violence, and postcolonial critique. Her recent writings include two forthcoming books, Land and Justice: The Struggle for Cultural survival, and a co-edited volume, contesting Nation: Gendered Violence in South Asia; Notes on the Postcolonial Present.

Shabnam Hashmi

Shabnam Hashmi is a social activist who works on issues of civil liberties and political reform, children’s rights, gender and minority rights, nationally and locally across India. She has worked with various organizations that she has helped found, including, SAHER (a non governmental organization working with community development), SAHMAT (Safdar Hashmi Memorial Trust), and Anhad (Act Now for Harmony and Democracy). She has undertaken various political campaigns, working with civil society organizations, governments, and other institutions, as well as facilitated the publication of numerous books, periodicals and campaign literature.

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Bibliographic information

Title Dark Leaves of the Present
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2005
Edition 1st ed.
Publisher Anhad
Language: English
isbn 8188833142
length xii+107p., Plates; Tables; References; 28cm.
Subjects History