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The social space of language : vernacular culture in British colonial Punjab /

This rich cultural history set in Punjab examines a little-studied body of popular literature to illustrate both the durability of a vernacular literary tradition and the limits of colonial dominance in British India. Farina Mir asks how qisse, a vibrant genre of epics and romances, flourished in co...

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Main Author: Mir, Farina, (Author)
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2010.
Series:South Asia across the disciplines.
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Online Access:Online version
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