Books & Chapters - Second Semester

The readings are available as follows.

  1. Culture and Ethnography
    1. What is Culture by Henslin
    2. Problematising Culture by Chaney
    3. Principles of Macrosociology by Elwell
    4. The Ethnographic Method, excerpts 1, 2.
  2. Ethncity and Nation
    1. What is Ethnicity Ch1
    2. Ethno-symbolism by Anthony D Smith chapter 8
    3. Towards a General Theory by Moynihan
    4. Nations and Nationalism by Ernest Gellner Chapter 1
    5. Ethnicity and Nation: Gellner, Smith & Barth Kuang Hu
    6. Ethnic and National Identity by Milasevic
  3. Religion and Nation
    1. A Study of Islamic Thought: Salafism, Wahabism, Sufism.
  4. History of Afghanistan
    1. Introduction to Afghanistan by Adamec Adamec
    2. History of Civilizations of Central Asia Vol 2 Yueh Chih
    3. History of Civilizations of Central Asia Vol 3 Chapter 2
    4. The Ghaznavids Chapter 5
  5. Religion and State Identity
    1. Sociogenesis of the Afghan State Ch1_doronsorro
    2. Oliver Roy, Islam and resistance in Afghanistan Chapter 1_2
    3. Oliver Roy, Failure of Political Islam Introduction
    4. Book Section uptoch5
    5. Drronssoro, Commanders & Jihadi parties,
    6. Dorronssoro, Ethnicisation of Conflict
  1. KUNZRU MEMORIAL LECTURE AFGHANISTAN SINCE FIRST WW