By: Andrew Alter
New Delhi, India, Cambridge University Press: 2013
Seller ID: 101490
This book provides a perspective on cultural practice in the Himalayas that engages directly with the sonic world of musical production thus emphasizing how the invisible world of sound is critical to shaping imagined histories creating mythologized heroes and amplifying the stories of mountains and people. Together Garhwal and Kumaun comprise the present-day Indian state of Uttarakhand a state with unique histories associated with Hindu mythology immigrant communities from western India Gorkha conquest British colonialism and modern-day India. The book situates the reader within the history a... View More...