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Conclusion

Anne Murphy

in The Materiality of the Past

Published in print October 2012 | ISBN: 9780199916276
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199980253 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916276.003.0008
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This chapter considers briefly how objects participate in a transnational order of representation that utilizes them toward multiple ends, depending on the audience and context for the representation, and in a way that distinguishes them from a more territorial representation of the Sikh. This allows for multiple readings of Sikh objects, and multiple occasions for their postcolonial “lives” with precolonial references, to come into being.

Keywords: Sikh objects; representation; postcolonial lives

Chapter.  7548 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Sikhism

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