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Divided Presents and Pasts

Kashmir’s rich historical traditions, replete with stories and folklore drawn from a multilingual tradition of historical composition in Sanskrit, Persian, and Kashmiri, get glossed over when its past is neatly divided into Hindu and Muslim periods.

Identity, Conflict and Violence in Kashmir

Kashmir's Narratives of Conflict: Identity Lost in Space and Time by Manisha Gangahar (Shimla: Indian Institute of Advanced Study) 2013; pp x + 173; Rs 450 (hardback).

A Garden of Many Secrets

Many Secrets Travels in Kashmir: A Popular History of Its People, Places, and Crafts by Brigid Keenan; Permanent Black, New Delhi, 2006 (first published 1989); pp ix + 226, Rs 350 (paperback).
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