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Visual and Media Histories

Series Editor: Monica Juneja

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  1. No Touching, No Spitting, No Praying

    The Museum in South Asia

    Edited by Saloni Mathur, Kavita Singh

    Series: Visual and Media Histories

    This volume brings together a range of essays that offer a new perspective on the dynamic history of the museum as a cultural institution in South Asia. It traces the museum from its origin as a tool of colonialism and adoption as a vehicle of sovereignty in the nationalist period, till its role in...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge India

  2. Modern Art in Pakistan

    History, Tradition, Place

    By Simone Wille

    Series: Visual and Media Histories

    Modern Art in Pakistan examines interaction of space, tradition, and history to analyse artistic production in Pakistan from the 1950s to recent times. It traces the evolution of modernism in Pakistan and frames it in a global context in the aftermath of Partition. A masterful insight into South...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge India

  3. Garden and Landscape Practices in Pre-colonial India

    Histories from the Deccan

    Edited by Daud Ali, Emma J. Flatt

    Series: Visual and Media Histories

    This book presents a set of new and innovative essays on landscape and garden culture in precolonial India, with a special focus on the Deccan. Most research to date has concentrated on the comparatively well preserved gardens and built landscapes of the celebrated Mughal empire, giving the...

    Published February 12th 2012 by Routledge India

  4. Barefoot across the Nation

    M F Husain and the Idea of India

    Edited by Sumathi Ramaswamy

    Series: Visual and Media Histories

    This book is the first inter-disciplinary engagement with the work of Maqbool Fida Husain, arguably India’s most iconic contemporary artist today, whose life and work are intimately entangled with the career of independent India as a democratic, secular and multi-ethnic nation. For more than half a...

    Published September 20th 2010 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. No Touching, No Spitting, No Praying: The Museum in South Asia
    Edited by Saloni Mathur, Kavita Singh
    To Be Published November 28th 2014

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