Many Worlds of Dak Vachan: Proverbial Knowledge and the History of Rain and Weather
AbstractThis paper is about deconstructing the middle class perception of the domain of the â€˜folkâ€™ in this region. With these questions, the paper sets out an agenda for writing the history of rain and weather in the context of north Bihar. Dak Vachans are conceptualized as a proverbial archive and this archive demands an interrogation and scrutiny. [Working paper No. 10].
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Proverb; Rain; Weather; ethnographer; Indian village; History; Mithila (north Bihar); agrarian life; caste; gender; politics;
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