Author:Abhijit Sen


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Magic Bones

By: Abhijit Sen

Price: $4.15

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Abhinav Publications/Kaveri Books:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 107978

ISBN: 817017287X

Condition: New

"Rahu perhaps was their ancient ancestor. The magic wand made of Rahu’s bone was their mysterious source of power, which created enchantment and sorcery. The Bajikars were one such wandering race. In a few villages of northern part of Bengal a few gypsies still fight to establish themselves as peasant man. Time gradually obscures memory. The new generation does not perhaps know that they might have originally belonged to a territory of northern or western part of India where they had a separate language and alien rituals, systems and habits. Shariba collects the past of the Bajikars from... View more info

Channeling Cultures: Television Studies from India

By: Biswarup Sen & Abhijit Roy (Eds)

Price: $17.30

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2014

Seller ID: 110227

ISBN: 0198092059

Condition: New

Television plays a very important role in constructing and presenting images of Indian modernity. Channeling Cultures brings together scholars from various disciplines to locate television within multiple histories of the nation as well as current trajectories in global culture and politics. Building on analytical frameworks of postcoloniality, citizenship, democracy, development, globalization and consumerism, this volume addresses questions in televisual form, genre, identity, politics, affect, gender, body and sexuality, and explores regional, national, and global itineraries of Indian tele... View more info