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Title : Jagannath Revisited: Studying Society, Religion and the State in Orissa
Author : Hermann Kulke, Burkhard Schnepel (eds)
Edition : HardBack
ISBN : 9788173043864
Pages : 411
Year of Pub : 2020 ( 1st Published in 2021 )
Price : Rs 1,650.00
   
 
 
Twenty years after the publication of The Cult of Jagannath (Eschmann, Kulke and Tnpathi eds. 1978. Manohar), a conference was held in Heidelberg, Germany, at which some of the past foci of Orissan research were reconsidered. By thus ‘revisiting Jagannath’ it was considered whether, in what respect and to what degree a shift in methods, theories paradigms or intellectual interests has taken place during the past two decades. The articles published in this book represent rewritten versions of papers held at this conference. They include contributions from social anthropology, history, Indology, religious studies archaeology, and political science, discussing topics as diverse as religious practices among Orissan adivasis, the renewal of the body of Jagannath, the history of Mahima Dharma sect, the ritual politics of a Dhenkanal village, and the rebellious attitude of a jungle king. Compared with the Jagannath volume of 1978, a certain shift in interest can be discerned, away from the centre and the dominant groups to (apparently) peripheral or marginal areas or groups. Thus, for example, the present volume features contributions on little kings rather than the Gajapatis, on west Orissa rather than the central Mahanadi delta, on fishermen rather than Brahmans, and on village cults rather than the Puri temple. And even where Jagannath is re-investigated, it is his worship by subaltern groups rather than the scriptural, orthodox view that is the present focus of study.

About the Editors

"Burkhard Schnepel is Professor of Social Anthropology at Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg and Acting Director of the Centre for Inter­disciplinary Area Studies, MLU.
He has conducted extensive fieldwork and archival research in Orissa. His habitation, submitted to the South Asia Institute of Heidelberg was published under The Jungle Kings (Manohar, Delhi in 2001) His other publications include Twinned Beings (Gothenborg, 1995) and Durga and the King (in Man, 1995).
Hermann Kulke retired as Professor of South and Southeast Asian History in the Department of History, Kiel University in 2003. He is co-author of
A History of India (with D. Rothermund), co-editor of The Cult of Jagannath and the Regional Tradition of Orissa (with A. Eschmann and G.C. Tripathi) and of Hinduism Reconsidered (with G.-D. Sontheimer) and editor of The State in India 1000-1600. He is also co-editor of the series Studies in Orissan Society, Culture and History."

 

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