Where is Assam?
By David Ludden
15 January 2013
Instead of accepting the nationalisation of everything through political cartographic boundaries, we can use geographical history to locate current social realities
Assam is today a state of India and, as such, an official region of a world entirely covered by nations and encompassed by national maps. We have no choice but to locate any region like Assam inside of national geography, for this both controls our spatial imagination and conveys a specific location, identity and meaning…
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