By Geir Heierstad
Caste, Entrepreneurship and the Illusions of culture is an ethnographic research of the potters of Kolkata’s Kumartuli, an research in their lives and the similar commodification and instrumentalization of caste. This workforce of artisans became artists don't exhibit passive responses to colonial and capitalist encounters yet interact actively with the trendy and monetary advancements of society at huge, redefining the concept that of caste id within the procedure. Caste, Entrepreneurship and the Illusions of culture indicates a brand new educational course for the research of contemporary India, and of caste specifically, via an empirically grounded portrayal of the synthesis of conventional different types and modern realities.
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