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Tracing the Persistent Impulse of a Bedrock Nation to Survive within the State of India: Mizo Women's Response to War and Forced Migration By Denise A. Ségor
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This study focused on Mizo village women's stories. Their voices speak to the persistence of indigenous nations to survive and thrive through community devastation, and illuminate the powerful role... More > women play in a bedrock nation's survival. The study employed interpretive interactionism to examine the intersection of public actions and private troubles during the independence movement, counter-insurgency and forced village groupings in Mizo country. Independence movements in India's north-east have been characterized as insurgencies attributed to the isolation of unassimilated "tribals." Deconstruction challenged this notion in light of fourth world theory. The women's deep experiential epiphanies evoked essences of what it means to be Mizo. Photovoice combined with their narratives to illuminate the nature of their lives as Mizos today. The women show how the bedrock underneath everyday life persists through crises and turning point events. They also expose challenges for indigenous nations.< Less
Tracing the Persistent Impulse of a Bedrock Nation to Survive Within the State of India: Mizo Women's Response to War and Forced Migration By Denise Ségor
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This study focused on Mizo village women’s stories. Their voices speak to the persistence of indigenous nations to survive and thrive through community devastation, and illuminate the powerful... More > role women play in a bedrock nation’s survival. The study employed interpretive interactionism to examine the intersection of public actions and private troubles during the independence movement, counter-insurgency and forced village groupings in Mizo country. Independence movements in India’s north-east have been characterized as insurgencies attributed to the isolation of unassimilated “tribals.” Deconstruction challenged this notion in light of fourth world theory. The women’s deep experiential epiphanies evoked essences of what it means to be Mizo. Photovoice combined with their narratives to illuminate the nature of their lives as Mizos today. The women show how the bedrock underneath everyday life persists through crises and turning point events. They also expose challenges for indigenous nations.< Less
Tracing the Persistent Impulse of a Bedrock Nation to Survive Within the State of India: Mizo Women's Response to War and Forced Migration By Denise Ségor
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This study focused on Mizo village women’s stories. Their voices speak to the persistence of indigenous nations to survive and thrive through community devastation, and illuminate the powerful... More > role women play in a bedrock nation’s survival. The study employed interpretive interactionism to examine the intersection of public actions and private troubles during the independence movement, counter-insurgency and forced village groupings in Mizo country. Independence movements in India’s north-east have been characterized as insurgencies attributed to the isolation of unassimilated “tribals.” Deconstruction challenged this notion in light of fourth world theory. The women’s deep experiential epiphanies evoked essences of what it means to be Mizo. Photovoice combined with their narratives to illuminate the nature of their lives as Mizos today. The women show how the bedrock underneath everyday life persists through crises and turning point events. They also expose challenges for indigenous nations.< Less
A Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms Being an account by the Chinese monk Fa-hsien of travels in India and Ceylon (A.D. 399-414) in search of the Buddhist books of discipline By Faxian
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: James Legge (/lɛɡ/; 20 December 1815 – 29... More > November 1897) was a Scottish sinologist, missionary, and scholar, best known as an early and prolific translator of Classical Chinese texts into English. Legge served as a representative of the London Missionary Society in Malacca and Hong Kong (1840–1873) and was the first Professor of Chinese at Oxford University (1876–1897). In association with Max Müller he prepared the monumental Sacred Books of the East series, published in 50 volumes between 1879 and 1891.James Legge was born at Huntly, Aberdeenshire. He enrolled in Aberdeen Grammar School at age 13 and then King's College, Aberdeen at age 15. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Legge< Less
William Shepherd b 1731 Plymouth Devon Descendants in England and Australia By Alma Wallace
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Two brothers, Sidney and Benjamin Shepherd came to Australia from England between 1851 and 1866. My research showed that they came from a wealthy family which goes back to my grandson's six times... More > great grandfather, William Shepherd b 1791 who describes himself as a Merchant. He had a Woollen and Leather Manufacturing Company and was a ship owner employing 4000 people in Plymouth, Devon. There is a gravestone in Gympie Two Mile Cemetery in Queensland, Australia. The names on the gravestone include the past family names of the previous generations. Quite a lot of the descendants were employed by the British East India Company, always high ranking. William married Ann Seville whose family held the Family Seat at Mexborough in Yorkshire. William’s grandson was Joseph Shepherd whose first wife was Ann Bellasis. Ann Bellasis grandfather was Major General John Bellasis of Long Marton in Westmorland. He was the Commander of the East India Company Forces in Bombay, India.< Less
The John Company - Beginnings By David Castleden
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David Castleden is an Anglo/French author who loves history and Ireland. He wrote this happy tale, which is set in England, Ireland and France to brighten up your day. The British East India Company... More > is the core around which the story turns.< Less
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The Panther Chronicles: Part I The Black Stone By Michael Kircher
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A Hydrologist about to publish his research on ancient water tunnels in Saudi Arabia, suddenly disappears. A Geophysical Engineer finds an ancient wood artifact in a gift shop in London, which leads... More > him to India in search of clues to mankind's history. A Photojournalist, trying to escape his past, ends up in a prison in Teheran for photographing the wrong subject. A young Muslim merchant joins a secret team planning to change the course of Middle East politics. A former presidential advisor searches for a new life amidst chaos. In a chase across continents, this clandestine team attempts to unlock the secrets of the fabled 'Panther Catacombs'. In the process, they must face their tragic pasts to secure their future.< Less
The Panther Chronicles: Part I The Black Stone By Michael Kircher
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A Hydrologist about to publish his research on ancient water tunnels in Saudi Arabia, suddenly disappears. A Geophysical Engineer finds an ancient wood artifact in a gift shop in London, which leads... More > him to India in search of clues to mankind's history. A Photojournalist, trying to escape his past, ends up in a prison in Teheran for photographing the wrong subject. A young Muslim merchant joins a secret team planning to change the course of Middle East politics. A former presidential advisor searches for a new life amidst chaos. In a chase across continents, this clandestine team attempts to unlock the secrets of the fabled 'Panther Catacombs'. In the process, they must face their tragic pasts to secure their future.< Less
The Bengal Obituary Ebook By The Indiaman Magazine
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The Bengal Obituary. A Record of monumental inscriptions of the British in India. 437 pages including a 27 alphabetical surname index. Originally published in 1851.

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