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1 Alexandra Soteriou
Gift of Conquerors: Hand Papermaking in India
Mapin Publishing; Ahmedabad, India; 1999; 8185822077 / 9788185822075; First Edition; Hard Cover in a Gift Box; New; New; 
Comprehensive and detailed, this book traces the nearly thousand year history of hand papermaking in India, from the ancient sites in Gilgit and the Himalayas, through heartland Mathura, Agra, Daulatabad to the western sites in Rajasthan and Gujarat, to Pondicherry on the Bay of Bengal. Illustrated with numerous colour photographs, the story is revealed through India's visual art: books, miniatures, drawing scrolls, talismans, papier maché Interwoven with religion, political conquest and repression, the discovery of papermaking ruins, and formulas, methods, memories and migration routes recalles by Kagzi, the traditional papermaking families, Gift of Conquerors creates a rich historic picture not seen before. An Indo American Fellowship/Fulbright Grant led anthropologist and papermaker Alexandra Soteriou to search for India's paper tradition in1985. In the years hat followed she continued her fieldwork in India, Pakistan and Nepal, eventually becoming a consultant for UNIDO and USAID commissioned to help revitalize the papermaking craft. Printed Pages: 248 with 218 colour photographs and a map. 017938

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