The Resource Veins of devotion : blood donation and religious experience in north India, Jacob Copeman

Veins of devotion : blood donation and religious experience in north India, Jacob Copeman

Label
Veins of devotion : blood donation and religious experience in north India
Title
Veins of devotion
Title remainder
blood donation and religious experience in north India
Statement of responsibility
Jacob Copeman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Veins of Devotion tells the story of recent remarkable collaborations between guru-led devotional movements and public health campaigns to encourage voluntary blood donation in northern India. Focusing primarily on Delhi, Jacob Copeman carefully situates blood donation practices within the context of religious gift-giving, sacrifice, caste, kinship, and nationalism. The book analyzes the operations of several high-profile religious orders that organize large-scale public blood-giving events and argues that blood donation has become a site not only of frenetic competition between different devo
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
615/.39095456
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RM171
LC item number
.C588 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies in medical anthropology
Label
Veins of devotion : blood donation and religious experience in north India, Jacob Copeman
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-225) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Generative generosity -- The reform of the gift -- Devotion and donation -- Blood donation in the zone of religious spectacles -- Utility saints and donor-soldiers -- The nehruvian gift -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn301797166
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 233 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813545967
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jtkjn
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b23632082
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)301797166
  • pebcs081354596X
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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