Friends, Brothers, and Informants

  Note on Transliteration

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 1. Physical and Cultural Shocks
 2. The City as Object
 3. The Library and Its Surroundings
 4. Unknown Gods and Life-Styles
 5. Further Pursuit of Informants: The Metalworkers

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 6. A Shift in Technique
 7. Woodworkers
 8. Weavers
 9. Categories and Units of Observation
 10. Among the Police and Administration
 11. The Researcher at Home
 12. Death

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 13. My Research Assistant
 14. Inside a Police Station
 15. Abdul Jabbar
 16. Questions of Gender
 17. Rapacity and Recovery
 18. Progress and Its Limitations
 19. The Pleasures of the Body
 20. Holi Saturnalia

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 21. A Break from Banaras
 22. Ethnography in the Archives
 23. Patterns of Selectivity
 24. Departure


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