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Author Coburn, Noah, author

Title Bazaar politics : power and pottery in an Afghan market town / Noah Coburn

Publ Info Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2011]
 RWU Main Library  DS375.I88 C63 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  DS375.I88 C63 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 254 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Stanford studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic societies and cultures
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Groups and violence -- Social organization in Istalif -- How making pots bound people together -- And selling pots tore them apart -- Leadership, descent and marriage -- Cultural definitions of power in Istalif -- Masterly inactivity : the politics of stagnation -- The Afghan state as a useful fiction -- Thinking about violence, social organization and international intervention
LC subject Istlif (Afghanistan) -- Politics and government
Istlif (Afghanistan) -- Social conditions
Potters -- Afghanistan -- Istalif
Political culture -- Afghanistan -- Istalif
Ethnology -- Afghanistan -- Istalif
ISBN 9780804776714 (cloth : alk. paper)
0804776717 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780804776721 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0804776725 (pbk. : alk. paper)