By Geir Heierstad
Caste, Entrepreneurship and the Illusions of culture is an ethnographic learn of the potters of Kolkata’s Kumartuli, an research in their lives and the comparable commodification and instrumentalization of caste. This team of artisans became artists don't reveal passive responses to colonial and capitalist encounters yet have interaction actively with the fashionable and financial advancements of society at huge, redefining the concept that of caste id within the method. Caste, Entrepreneurship and the Illusions of culture indicates a brand new educational path for the research of contemporary India, and of caste specifically, via an empirically grounded portrayal of the synthesis of conventional different types and modern realities.
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Caste, Entrepreneurship and the Illusions of Tradition: Branding the Potters of Kolkata (Diversity and Plurality in South Asia) by Geir Heierstad