Author:Sharmistha Saha

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Excavations at Moghalmari: First Interim Report (2003-04 to 2007-08)

By: Asok Datta with Contributions from Durga Basu, Rajat Sanyal, Sharmila Saha, Sharmistha Chatterjee, and Munmun Mondal

Price: $52.00

Publisher: Calcutta, India, The Asiatic Society: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039480

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 136 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. View more info

Theatre & National Identity in Colonial India: Formation of a Community Through Cultural Practice

By: Sharmistha Saha

Price: $35.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Aakar Books: 2018

Seller ID: 900372

ISBN: 9789350025239


This book looks at the genealogy of the discourse of 'Indian theatre' where the category 'Indian' assumes national identiy which it self-evident. It finds the roots of such grouping in colonial India. It focuses on the transformation of something like the 'grupuscule' or the smallest unit of the group to the 'nation'. In India by the late nineteenth century there was enough discussion in such grupscules often called samiti-s around certain concepts like desh, sanskriti, sabhyata, etc. and theatre/performance became a tool to mould these concepts to create something as the Bharatiya sabhyata o ... View more info