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Karnataka: the spirit of the young, by Team Vijay Karnataka, ed. by E. Raghavan et al.

Karnataka: the spirit of the young, by Team Vijay Karnataka, ed. by E. Raghavan et al.


ISBN: 9789382299431, 9382299432

Over the past years, Vijay Karnataka (the states No.1 newspaper) carried a series of articles focusing on youth who made a difference. This series drew an enthusiastic response from readers. Beyond the Kannada domain though, not many understand and appreciate the over-changing and progressive mindset of the Kannadiga. A selection of these articles translated into English will give you an insigh...

Keywords for modern India

Keywords for modern India

Jeffrey, Craig et al

ISBN: 9780199665648, 0199665648

Knowledge and power: a discourse for transformation

Knowledge and power: a discourse for transformation

Mani, Braj Ranjan

ISBN: 9789350980309, 9350980304

The volume probes the politics and duality of the intellectual world in which an elite has appropriated knowledge, much like power and wealth. Bringing to light the hidden agenda and hidden curriculum, it uncovers the dominant canons and constructs that distort the vision for a more humane world.

The Konyaks: last of the tattooed headhunters, photographs by Peter Bos, forewords by William Dalrymple and Peter van Ham

The Konyaks: last of the tattooed headhunters, photographs by Peter Bos, forewords by William Dalrymple and Peter van Ham

Konyak, Phejin

ISBN: 9789351941125, 9351941124

This book captures the unique but vanishing practice of the tattooing culture, together with the tattoo patterns, their meanings and oral traditions, such as folktales, songs, poems and sayings. It presents an overall view of the Konyak people, their society, way of life and the culture in detail. The Konyaks, were a fearsome headhunting tribe of Nagaland.

Kumar Shahani: the shock of desire and other essays, ed. & intro. by Ashish Rajadhyaksha

Kumar Shahani: the shock of desire and other essays, ed. & intro. by Ashish Rajadhyaksha


ISBN: 9789382381617, 9382381619

The fifty-one essays compiled in this book were written over a forty-year period by India's leading independent filmmaker. They provide new insights into a turbulent era in modern India's cultural history. In these essays Shahani addresses diverse political issues, aesthetic practice, questions of artistic freedom and censorship.

Lambaada: the unique cultural heritage

Lambaada: the unique cultural heritage

Pathloth, Vijayapal

ISBN: 9789385161759, 938516175X

This book tries to bring out the unique features of the rich cultural heritage of the Lambaada tribes to promote and propagate it across the globe. It highlights on the origin of these tribes from Ghor province in Afghanistan to the state of Rajasthan in India and from these to other parts of the country.

Leisure and tourism: cultural Paradigms

Leisure and tourism: cultural Paradigms

Dodd, John et al (ed.)

ISBN: 9788131604342, 8131604349

Lethal spots, vital secrets: medicine and martial arts in South India

Lethal spots, vital secrets: medicine and martial arts in South India

Sieler, Roman

ISBN: 9780190243869, 0190243864

The book provides an ethnographic study of varmakkalai, or the art of the vital spots, a South Indian esoteric tradition that combines medical practice and martial arts. The vital spots are generally considered a specialization of siddha medicine, which is officially part of the Indian Government's medically pluralistic health-care system. However, very little of a reliable nature has been writ...

The literary thing: history, peotry, and the making of a modern  cultural sphere

The literary thing: history, peotry, and the making of a modern cultural sphere

Chaudhuri, Rosinka

ISBN: 9780198089667, 019808966X

Mapping a crucial fifty years in nineteenth-century Bengal-from 1831 to 1881-this book explores the formulation of a modern literary culture in Bengal.

Locating cultural change: theory, method, process

Locating cultural change: theory, method, process

Basu, Partha Pratim et al (ed.):

ISBN: 9788132105763, 8132105761

The book seeks to capture the vibrancy of cultural processes through a wide range of things that are a part of daily life spanning Hindi films, vernacular press, metropolitan club culture, the translation industry in India, medical advertisements and prime-time television serials.

Maa-mother

Maa-mother

Kogata, R.N. et al.

ISBN: 9788124604571, 8124604576

Mother is equally revered in all cultures throughout the world. Indian epics, Puranas, Upanishads, etc. all extol the highest importance of a mother in society. The Kogatas have seen Goddess Parvati as the universal mother and have beautified this book with pleasing illustrations of her and Shiva in different moods and verses.

Marg: a magazine of the arts, Vol. 69, No.4, June-September 2018, The Draw of the Hills, ed. by Jyotindra Jain et al

Marg: a magazine of the arts, Vol. 69, No.4, June-September 2018, The Draw of the Hills, ed. by Jyotindra Jain et al


In most earlier works and writings, this region has been cast as an exotic and mysterious hidden land. This issue of Marg interrogates the manner in which places are constructed by the perceptions of outsiders as well as self-imaging by locals for political and economic ends. These essays here highlight the processes that inform the making of tradition, ritual, material culture and regional her...

Marrying in South Asia: shifting concepts, changing practices in a globalising world

Marrying in South Asia: shifting concepts, changing practices in a globalising world

Kaur, Ravinder et al. (ed.)

ISBN: 9788125053552, 8125053557

This book examines processes that make a marriage, the implications of non-marriage or its end and the acknowledgement of multiple sexualities, as well as the contestations and conflicts, including in the law courts, that are part of the institution.

Masculinity, asceticism, Hinduism: past and present imaginings of India

Masculinity, asceticism, Hinduism: past and present imaginings of India

Chakraborty, Chandrima

ISBN: 9788178242989, 8178242982

This book analyses the links between religion, masculinity, and asceticism in Indian political and cultural history. The author reveals through an examination of nationalist discourse how ideas about masculinity and Hindu asceticism came to be reworked for cultural and political purposes.

Massacres of Tamils: 1956-2008

Massacres of Tamils: 1956-2008


ISBN: 9788190973700, 8190973703

Maya healers: a thousand dreams, photographs and writings by Fran Antmann, preface by Carolina Escobar Sarti, afterword  by Jean Franco

Maya healers: a thousand dreams, photographs and writings by Fran Antmann, preface by Carolina Escobar Sarti, afterword by Jean Franco


ISBN: 9788182500631, 818250063X

In this book, the author's lyrical writing and photographs illuminate a part of life that is central to the Maya culture. The author accompanied the natural healers of San Pedro, a village on Lake Atitlan in the Guatemalan highlands, as they treated patients for a wide range of maladies. The healers of Guatemala are deeply involved with the natural and spiritual worlds.

Media, communication, culture: a global approach, 2nd ed.

Media, communication, culture: a global approach, 2nd ed.

Lull, James

ISBN: 9788131606094, 8131606090

This book offers a bold and comprehensive analysis of developments in the field amidst the effects of postmodernism and globalization.;The author draws from a wide range of social and cultural theory, including the works of famous authors, to formulate a well balanced and highly original account of key contemporary developments worldwide.

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