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Cultural History of Medieval India

Price : $12.75
ISBN # : 9788187358305
Author : Meenakshi Khanna
pages: 247
Edition : Paperback
Volumes : 1
Publisher : Social Science Press
Published : 2012

Written by well-known scholars, the eleven essays in this book present sub-cultures in diverse regional settings of the subcontinent. The contribution suggest that culture does not exist as fragments of the great and little , or classic and folk in any given tradition. In fact, variants within a given tradition interact with one another and assimilate new characteristics over time. These interactions also take place across boundaries of different religious and cultural spheres, and in the process, give meaning to the notions of the self and the other . These readings introduce a new way of understanding medieval Indian history by engaging with interdisciplinary methods of research on issues that are significant to everyday existence in a plural society like that of India.



Author Bio: Meenakshi Khanna is Reader in History, Indraprastha College for Women, University of Delhi.

This book was added to South Asia bookstore on Thursday 01 March, 2012.
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