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Unfinished gestures: Devadasis, memory, and modernity in South India

Unfinished gestures: Devadasis, memory, and modernity in South India

Sonejil, Davesh

This book presents the social and cutlural history of courtesans in South India who are generally called Devadasis, focusing on their encounters with colonial modernity in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Publisher: Permanent Black

USD 29.50

Title: Unfinished gestures: Devadasis, memory, and modernity in South India

Author: Sonejil, Davesh

ISBN 13: 9788178243542

ISBN 10: 8178243547

Year: 2012

Pages etc.: xiii,313p., (47)b&w illus., app., ind., 22cm.

Binding: Hardbound

Place of publication: Ranikhet

Publisher: Permanent Black

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