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Theatre of Roots Redirecting the Modern Indian Stage
ISBN: PB: 9781905422760, ISBN: HB: 9781905422753, Seagull Books, November 2008
432 pp., 23x15.6 cm , 24 halftones
After Independence, in 1947, in their efforts to create an "Indian" theatre that was different from the Westernized, colonial theatre, Indian theatre practitioners began returning to their "roots" in classical dance, religious ritual, martial arts, p...
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£71,00
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From Demons to Dracula The Creation of the Modern Vampire Myth
ISBN: PB: 9781861894038, Reaktion Books, October 2008
240 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm , 50 illus.
In blood-soaked lore handed down the centuries, the vampire is a monster of endless fascination: from Bram Stoker's Dracula to "Buffy the Vampire Slayer", this seductive lover of blood haunts popular culture and inhabits our darkest imaginings. The h...
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Anthropology in the East Founders of Indian Sociology and Anthropology
ISBN: PB: 9781905422784, ISBN: HB: 9781905422777, Seagull Books, September 2008
568 pp., 22.4x14.6 cm
Anthropology and sociology have long histories in India. Yet, with the exception of fieldwork experience, there is little research available on the institutional and material contexts of these disciplines or on the practices of pioneering anthropolog...
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£82,00
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Bells of Change Kathak Dance, Women and Modernity In India
ISBN: PB: 9781905422487, ISBN: HB: 9781905422470, Seagull Books, September 2008
240 pp., 23.4x15.4 cm , 13 halftones
This is the first critical study of Kathak dance. "Bells of Change" traces two centuries of Kathak, from the colonial nautch dance to classical Kathak under nationalism and post-colonialism to transnationalism and globalization. Reorienting dance to...
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Philosophy of Fear
ISBN: PB: 9781861894045, Reaktion Books, August 2008
160 pp., 20x12 cm
Surveillance cameras. Airport security lines. Barred shop windows. We see manifestations of societal fears every day, and daily news reports on the latest household danger or raised terror threat level continually stoke our sense of impending doom. I...
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£16,00
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Drugs and the World
ISBN: PB: 9781861893819, Reaktion Books, June 2008
224 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
The use and misuse of psychoactive substances is one of the most widely discussed and yet least understood social processes. It is easy to condemn the use of illicit drugs, as well as alcohol and tobacco, as problems that require the services of prof...
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