A Wealth of Information in a Novel Narrative

Review of Dolly Kikon. 2019. Living with Oil and Coal: Resource Politics and Militarization in Northeast India (Culture, Place, and Nature). Seattle: University of Washington Press.

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  • Sarandha Jain Columbia University

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https://doi.org/10.37773/ees.v4i1.357

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Author Biography

Sarandha Jain, Columbia University

PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology, Columbia University, 452 Schermerhorn Extension, 1200 Amsterdam Avenue, New York 10027, USA.

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2021-01-28