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Sarmistha Dutta Gupta, publisher of Ebong Alap books and an independent researcher, has also written Identities and Histories: Women's Writing and politics in Bengal (Stree, 2010).
Felix Padel is an anthropologist and a Professor of Rural Management at the Indian Institute of Health Management Research, Jaipur. He is the author of Sacrificing People: Invasions of a Tribal Lan
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Lina Fruzzetti is professor, Department of Anthropology, Brown University.