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New Cultural Histories of India

New Cultural Histories of India( )
Editor: Chatterjee, Partha
Guha-Thakurta, Tapati
Kar, Bodhisattva
Publication Date:Jul 2014
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $75.00
Book Description:

This book examines the new orientations in the writing of cultural histories of India from the pre-colonial and early modern period to the postcolonial and contemporary era. It analyses the 'materialist' turn through wide-ranging textual, visual, aural, ritual, and spatial resources like eighteenth-century scribal literature in western India, art deco architecture in twentieth century Calcutta, circulating heads in Naga hills, and Mayawati's monuments inLucknow.

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Detailed Subjects: History / Asia / India & South Asia
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.4 x 6.1 x 1.6 Inches
Book Weight:1.76 Pounds

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