Collection Description

Culture Name

Kashmiri

Culture Description

The inhabitants of the Kashmir Valley of India are largely Muslim, but also include Hindus (Pandits) and Sikhs. Agriculture remains important in the economy, which has come to include significant industrial, government, and tourism sectors. Beyond the traditional village councils, political representatives are elected to the state assembly and national parliament. A long history of struggle for control of the valley, both from within along sectarian and partisan lines, and from without by imperial and state powers, continues to spark conflict.

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Region

Asia --South Asia

Countries

India

OWC Code

AV04

Number of Documents

1

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Number of Pages

19

Collection Overview
COLLECTION OVERVIEW

Documents referred to in this section are included in eHRAF World Cultures and are referenced by author, date of publication, and title where necessary.

For more detailed information on the content of the individual works in this collection, see the abstracts in the citations preceding each document.

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