ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Self Constructing Culture

What Amar Singh wrote from 1898 to 1942 was a personal diary, but what we read now is an ethnography - a cultural account of a way of life through which the diarist comes to know both himself and his culture. It illustrates the importance of subjective knowledge and human agency in the making and shaping of culture.

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