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The Indian Media Economy (2 Volume set), Vol. I: Industrial Dynamics and Cultural Adaptation Vol. II: Market Dynamics and Social Transactions

By: Adrian Athique, Vibodh Parthasarathi & SV Srinivas (Eds)

Price: $75.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Oxford University Press: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 900527

ISBN: 0199482659

Condition: New


Volume 1: The twenty-first century has witnessed the rise of India as a major media producer and consumer market increasingly engaged with the global economy. Aided by rising incomes, technological remediation, regulatory strategies, and a shifting political terrain, the business of media has been given official recognition as a substantive component of India’s economy and as a prominent feature of its economic thinking. In light of these developments, these two pione... View more info

Indian by Choice

By: Amit Dasgupta

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Wisdom Tree:

Seller ID: 900774

ISBN: 8183281400

Condition: New


The book tackles the complex theme of identity; it is a journey of self-discovery through the myriad human relationships that help us see things in perspective and in context. Written in the form of a graphic novel, it tells the story of Mandy, a second generation Indian, born and brought up in Chicago. He is as American as they come — hot dogs, French fries, baseball and love of all things American, especially blonde. He is, of course, no different from his clones who... View more info

Vastumandanam of Sutradhara Mandana

By: Anasuya Bhowmick

Price: $59.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt Ltd: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 900019

ISBN: 8120840194

Condition: New


In the 15th century A.D., the Vastumandana of Sutradhara Mandana was considered to be an authoritative treatise on architecture. This book consists of only eight chapters, and gives detailed description of a fort, the remains of which still exists near Udaipur city. Secular architecture, especially the Sala houses are described here in great details. Along with the specialization in architecture, the author was also proficient in Astrology and he stresses on Ecology. It ... View more info

Six Kangra Paintings (Lalit Kala Series Portfolio No. 6)

By: Anon

Price: $25.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Lalit Kala Akademi:

Seller ID: 900793

Condition: New


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Oxford Readings in Indian Art

By: B.N. Goswamy (Ed.)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Oxford University Press: 2018

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 900526

ISBN: 0199469423


The world of art is complex and challenging, more so in India because the documentation here is remarkably thin; whatever exists is widely scattered and difficult to gather. Addressing these issues, this volume brings together an astounding body of material consisting not only of speculations or theories, but also of original, primary sources. Between the pages we hear sages speak of the interrelationships of the arts, practitioners record measurements of units of time a... View more info

Ajanta: Handbook of the Paintings, Narrative Wall-Paintings

By: Dieter Schlingloff

Price: $85.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Aryan Books International: 2013

Seller ID: 900783

ISBN: 8173054568


Prof. Dieter Schlingloff is one of the leading experts on the paintings of Ajanta. He has been engaged with the task of identifying the subject matter of the Ajanta Paintings in rich detail?a pre-requisite for further research. His steadfast research for last forty years constitutes a brilliant corpus of books and articles on the paintings of Ajanta. The present work comprises the quintessence of his research on the narrative wall paintings, their literary sources and th... View more info

Indo-Tibetica, 4 Volumes (in 7 parts)

By: Giuseppe Tucci

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Aditya Prakashan: 1988

Seller ID: 900681

ISBN: 8185179190


Vol.1: Stupa: art, architectonics and symbolism. Vol.2: Rin-Chen-Bzan-Po and the renaissance of Tibetan Buddhism around the millennium. Vol.3: The temples of western Tibet and their artistic symbolism (in 2 parts). Vol.4: Gyantse and its monasteries (in 3 parts). View more info

Brass Baja: Stories from the World of Indian Wedding Bands

By: Gregory D. Booth

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New Delhi, Oxford University Press: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 900528

ISBN: 0199474907

Condition: New


Most Indians are familiar with the sights and sounds of a wedding procession led by musicians clad in brightly coloured uniforms. With their sounds and physical selves, these bandsmen lend prestige to the procession and help control the public spaces through which so many Indian families have moved. Fulfilling a specific cultural and historical demand for processional music, bandsmen and their music are symbolic of the association between musical and cultural change in S... View more info

Painted Myths of Creation: Art and Ritual of an Indian Tribe

By: Jyotindra Jain

Price: $41.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Lalit Kala Akademi:

Seller ID: 900790


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Moving Focus

By: K G Subramanyan

Price: $28.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Lalit Kala Akademi:

Seller ID: 900788

ISBN: 8187507144


This volume is a collection of articles and talks spread over fifteen years. They are mostly, as the title itself suggests, round the focal changes as have taken place, or are still taking place in the art situation of our time and attempt to get it into a kind of perspective in their light. As each of these have been written for a different occasion certain points have been made over and over, though in the editing an effort has been made to avoid very obvious repetitio... View more info

Bollywood

By: M.K. Raghavendra

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Oxford University Press: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 900529

ISBN: 0199469334

Condition: New


Awaara, Sholay, Deewar, Hum Apke Hain Koun..!, 3 Idiots. The success stories of these cult films are not only well known, but have also benchmarked a specific kind of cinema that exerts a far-reaching appeal. Often misunderstood to represent all Hindi cinema, Bollywood, as a distinct industry operating within Indian cinema, has not received due attention. Replete with its own set of motifs, plot devices, tropes, and even themes, much of what is produced shares not only ... View more info

The Politics of Hindi Cinema in The New Millennium: Bollywood and the Anglophone Indian Nation

By: M.K. Raghavendra

Price: $16.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Oxford University Press: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 900531

ISBN: 0199450560


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A Socio-Political History of Marathi Theatre

By: Makarand Sathe

Price: $97.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Oxford University Press: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 900530

ISBN: 0199450382


This three-volume set is a historical analysis of Marathi theatre from a socio-political perspective. It attempts to understand the lives and relationships of mainly the middle-class people in Maharashtra—and, going beyond, even the working classes and the so-called lower castes—during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It looks at Marathi theatre's diverse history of over 175 years, from 1843 to 1975 and beyond. Suitable for: Students and scholars of theatre ... View more info

Somnath Hore

By: Nanak Ganguly

Price: $33.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Lalit Kala Akademi:

Seller ID: 900791

ISBN: 8187507446

Condition: New


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The Blue God (Lalit Kala Ancient Series)

By: P. Banerjee

Price: $16.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Lalit Kala Akademi:

Seller ID: 900787


PRINTED PAGES: 38. View more info

Sensibility Objectified: The Sculptures of Sarbari Roy Choudhury

By: R. Siva Kumar

Price: $46.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Lalit Kala Akademi:

Seller ID: 900792


Contents 1. Sculpture as sensibility objectified by R. Siva Kumar. 2. Image gallery. 3. Sculpture from the 1950s. 4. Sculpture from the 1960s. 5. Sculpture from the 1970s. 6. Sculpture from the 1980s. 7. Sculpture from the 1990s. 8. Sculpture from 2000 and after. 9. Glimpses. 10. Biographical profile. 11. Acknowledgements. With a sculptural sensibility shaped by his early contacts with the masters of modern sculpture in the west Sarbari Roy Choudhury is essentially a mod... View more info

Historical Development of Contemporary Indian Art

By: Ratan Parimoo and Sandip Sarkar (editor)

Price: $78.95

Publisher: New Delhi, Lalit Kala Akademi:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 900789

ISBN: 8187507357


Historical Development of Contemporary Indian Art was visualised as part of the special publications programme on the completion of Golden Jubilee of the Lalit Kala Akademi. It was planned to cover the period from late nineteenth century when Raja Ravi Varma had flourished until the Independence of India in 1947. The editors proposed the tripartite structure and placement of various regions in a time-line sequence within each section of the book. The first section covers... View more info

Abjection and Abandonment: Melacholy in Philosophy and Art

By: Saitya Brata Das (Ed.)

Price: $30.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Aakar Books: 2018

Seller ID: 900369

ISBN: 9789350025383


Since the inception of philosophy, the question of melancholy is intimately connected with creativity. Thus, Aristotle could say that creative people - poets and philosophers - are melancholic people. In contemporary discourses, the question of melancholy has once again acquired its decisive importance. No longer tied to the old conception of the genius, and no longer seen as reducible to a psychopathological disorder, melancholy is now seen as the fundamental attunement... View more info

Jeypore Portfolio of Architectural Details, Vol. IV, Part 7: Strings and Band Patterns & Part 8: Wall and Surface Decoration

By: Samuel Swinton Jacob

Price: $72.15

Publisher: New Delhi, Studio Orientalia: 2018

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 900679

ISBN: 8192450295


The Jeypore Portfolio comprises 12 parts which will be published by Studio Orientalia in 6 volumes. Vol. I: Part 1 Copings and Plinths & Part 2 Pillars - Caps and Bases; Vol. II: Part 3 Carved Doors & Part 4 Brackets; Vol. III: Part 5 Arches & Part 6 Balustrades; Vol. IV: Part 7 String and Band Patterns & Part 8 Wall and Surface Decorations; Vol. V: Part 9 Dados & Part 10 Parapets and Friezes; Vol. VI: Part 11 Chatris and Domed Roofs & Part 12 Jharokas or Balcony Windows... View more info

The Theatre of Veenapani Chawla: Theory, Practice and Performance

By: Shanta Gokhale

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Oxford University Press: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 900532

ISBN: 0198097034


PRINTED PAGES: 352. View more info

Haryana: Cultural Heritage Guide

By: Shikha Jain & Bhawna Dandona

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Aryan Books International: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 900784

ISBN: 8173054398


This Guide to the cultural heritage of Haryana is an important resource on the unprotected heritage of Haryana. The first section of the guide provides an overview of Haryana's natural, archaeological, architectural and cultural resources with articles that focus on the State's geographical transformations, political history, cultural changes and chronological evolution of architectural types. The main section of the guide presents details of each district, its history a... View more info

Kishangarh Painting (Lalit Kala Series Portfolio No. 43)

By: Usha Bhatia (ed.)

Price: $15.95

Publisher: New Delhi, Lalit Kala Akademi:

Seller ID: 900794


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Paintings From Royal Albums (Lalit Kala Series Portfolio No. 44)

By: Usha Bhatia (ed.)

Price: $11.95

Publisher: New Delhi, Lalit Kala Akademi:

Seller ID: 900795

ISBN: 8187507020


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The Splendour of the Royal Ateliers (Lalit Kala Series Portfolio No. 45)

By: Usha Bhatia (ed.)

Price: $11.95

Publisher: New Delhi, Lalit Kala Akademi:

Seller ID: 900796

ISBN: 8187507039


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Pahari Paintings of the Gita Govinda (Lalit Kala Series Portfolio No 46)

By: Usha Bhatia (ed.)

Price: $12.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Lalit Kala Akademi:

Seller ID: 900797

ISBN: 8187507055


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