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Bastar Folk Art: Shrines, Figurines and Memorials

By: Michel Postel and Zarine Cooper

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Mumbai, India, Franco Indian Research Pvt. Ltd: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000585

ISBN: 8190018450

Condition: New


The present work documents different aspects of the cultural heritage of the district of Bastar. While the varied lifestyles of the Maria and Muria Gonds, and other groups, have been the focus of considerable anthropological research, relatively little is known of the numerous temples that represent the establishment of the Nagvansi dynasty in the 10th century and subsequently that of the Kakatiya. The ruins of Bhongapal and Garh Gobrahin are estimated to be older and bear testimony to the transitory efflorescence of the Buddhist and Vaisnavite faiths. Their influence on the socio-religious st... View more info