The Resource Veins of Devotion : Blood Donation and Religious Experience in North India, Jacob Copeman, (electronic resource)

Veins of Devotion : Blood Donation and Religious Experience in North India, Jacob Copeman, (electronic resource)

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
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • 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
Cataloging source
MdBmJHUP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Copeman, Jacob
Dewey number
  • 615
  • 615.39095456
  • 615/.39095456
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
RM171
LC item number
.C588 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Studies in medical anthropology
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kinship
  • Blood
  • Blood
  • Blood donors
  • Blood
Label
Veins of Devotion : Blood Donation and Religious Experience in North India, Jacob Copeman, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-225) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (254 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786611958756
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000692381
  • (EBL)380805
  • (OCoLC)437241552
  • (SSID)ssj0000266947
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11193737
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000266947
  • (PQKBWorkID)10305030
  • (PQKB)11571045
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC380805
  • (OCoLC)301797166
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse8222
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000692381
Label
Veins of Devotion : Blood Donation and Religious Experience in North India, Jacob Copeman, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-225) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (254 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786611958756
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000692381
  • (EBL)380805
  • (OCoLC)437241552
  • (SSID)ssj0000266947
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11193737
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000266947
  • (PQKBWorkID)10305030
  • (PQKB)11571045
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC380805
  • (OCoLC)301797166
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse8222
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000692381

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