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...
Jeffrey, Craig et al
ISBN: 9780199665648, 0199665648
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dodd, John et al (ed.)
ISBN: 9788131604342, 8131604349
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...
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.
ISBN: 9789385161865, 9385161865
ISBN: 9788185832166, 8185832161
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
ISBN: 9788190973700, 8190973703
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.
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.
ISBN: 9789351252528, 9351252523
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