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  1. Exploring the Senses

    South Asian and European Perspectives on Rituals and Performativity

    Edited by Axel Michaels, Christoph Wulf

    This fascinating volume offers a transdisciplinary and transcultural approach to understanding the senses by exploring themes in anthropologies of sound, sight, smell, taste, touch, and movement as expressed through aesthetic, perceptual, religious, and spiritual experiences. In drawing upon...

    Published February 3rd 2014 by Routledge India

  2. Emotions in Rituals and Performances

    South Asian and European Perspectives on Rituals and Performativity

    Edited by Axel Michaels, Christoph Wulf

    Challenging the idea that rituals are static and emotions irrational, the volume explores the manifold qualities of emotions in ritual practices. Focusing explicitly on the relationship between emotions and rituals, it poses two central questions. First, how and to what extent do emotions shape...

    Published September 24th 2012 by Routledge India

  3. Images of the Body in India

    South Asian and European Perspectives on Rituals and Performativity

    Edited by Axel Michaels, Christoph Wulf

    This intriguing book engages with the concept of the body in its cultural context by acknowledging and demonstrating that the human body is understood differently in Western and Indian cultures. The contributors go on to show that any attempt to put forward a single concept of the body within...

    Published April 25th 2011 by Routledge India

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