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India and Its Visual Cultures : Community, Class and Gender in a Symbolic Landscape - (Hardcover)

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India and Its Visual Cultures is a comprehensive mapping and analysis of contemporary cultural artefacts and visual cultures through different approaches—iconographic, social, political, religious and so on. This book covers various media and their histories by studying visual representational systems, production and consumption of media and culture-specific understandings. Crucial questions about the usage of media in research are also addressed in the book.

In the selection of the subjects and objects of enquiry, there is a constant engagement with the popular and the everyday. The objects are studied with respect to their situatedness in urban space and everyday life. The five sections of the book focus on five aspects of visual culture: camera works, folk/artistry, market signs, pictorial politics and monumental landscapes. With attention to ethnographic detail and anthropology, each section brings an added dimension to the study of visible cultural forms.

Number of Pages: 379
Genre: Social Science
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Sage Pubns
Language: English
Street Date: November 18, 2017
TCIN: 53233393
UPC: 9789386446688
Item Number (DPCI): 248-57-5878
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