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Author Coburn, Noah.

Title Bazaar politics [electronic resource] : power and pottery in an Afghan market town / Noah Coburn.

Imprint Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xi, 254 p. : ill.
Series Stanford studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic societies and cultures
Stanford studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic societies and cultures.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Groups and violence : ethnography and suspicion -- Social organization in Istalif : making pots -- How making pots bound people together : the art of finding a bargain -- And selling pots tore people apart : telling stories -- Leadership, descent, and marriage : dinner -- Cultural definitions of power in Istalif : election day -- Masterly inactivity : the politics of stagnation : the director of intelligence -- The Afghan state as a useful fiction : Paktya : eighteen months later -- Thinking about violence, social organization, and international intervention.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Potters -- Afghanistan -- Istlif.
Political culture -- Afghanistan -- Istlif.
Ethnology -- Afghanistan -- Istlif.
Istlif (Afghanistan) -- Politics and government.
Istlif (Afghanistan) -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780804776714 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780804778909 (e-book)

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