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Cinema India The Visual Culture of Hindi Film
ISBN: PB: 9781861891242, Reaktion Books, June 2002
240 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 87 black&white illus., 34 colour illus.
This is the first book to concentrate on the visual culture of Indian cinema, specifically Bombay-based cinema since 1913. Cinema is one of India's most vibrant cultural products, as well as a major industry, producing the largest number of films in...
In the Image of Tibet Tibetan Painting after 1959
ISBN: PB: 9781861890399, Reaktion Books, November 1999
256 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 100 illus.
Taking the Dalai Lama's flight from Tibet in 1959 as its starting point, this book offers a unique interpretation of the ways in which the idea of Tibet has been imagined by Tibetan artists in exile in India and in the Tibetan Autonomous Region of th...
China into Film Frames of Reference in Contemporary Chinese Cinema
ISBN: PB: 9781861890504, Reaktion Books, November 1999
352 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 134 black&white illus., 66 colour illus.
Since 1984, Chinese cinema has been the most dramatic entry onto the international film scene. "China into Film" is the first book to look at contemporary Chinese cinema as a visual art and to illustrate the ways in which it has been shaped by centur...
Fruitful Sites Garden Culture in Ming Dynasty China
ISBN: PB: 9780948462887, Reaktion Books, October 1996
240 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 48 illus.
Gardens are sites that can be at one and the same time admired works of art and valuable pieces of real estate. As the first account in English to be wholly based on contemporary Chinese sources, this beautifully illustrated book grounds the practice...