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Title Contemporary Indian tradition : voices on culture, nature, and the challenge of change / edited by Carla M. Borden.

Publication Info. Washington, [D.C.] : Smithsonian Institution Press, [1989]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  954 C761C c.2  Check Shelf
Description xvii, 412 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents A changing American image of India : the palimpsest of a civilization / Milton Singer -- Designs / Carla M. Borden -- Being and meaning. Difference and division as designs for life / Veena Das -- Being a Muslim in India : the challenge and the opportunity / C.M. Naim -- Advaita : meditations on the truth of India / Ramchandra Gandhi -- Impermanence and eternity in Indian art and myth / Wendy Doniger O'Flaherty -- "The presence of the past" : artists speak. In search of a new theater / Girish Karnad -- Among several cultures and times / Gulam Mohammed Sheikh -- Daruwalla's Asoka poem and Patwardhan's drawings in time / Gieve Patel -- Classics lost and found / A.K. Ramanujan -- Transitions and directions : the social world. Toward a cultural policy : dialogues on continuity and change / Rajeev Sethi -- The changing social role of journalism in India / Aroon Purie -- Transformations in the culture of agriculture / Arjun Appadurai -- Making new homes in the city : urbanization and the contemporary Indian family / Sylvia Vatuk -- Organizing self-employed women for self-reliance / Ela R. Bhatt -- Sex roles and gender relations in north India / David G. Mandelbaum -- Chipko : a movement to save the Himalayan environment and people / Gerald D. Berreman -- Transitions and directions : the natural world. Nature and society in modernizing India / Anil Agarwal -- The greening and cleaning of India : an overview of environmental challenges and prospects / B.B. Vohra -- Reflections on conservation and preservation in India / S. Dillon Ripley -- The Indian elephant in a changing world / D.K. Lahiri Choudhury -- Husbanding India's natural resources : the tradition and the prospects / Madhav Gadgil -- Building a heritage. Between notion and reality / Balkrishna V. Doshi -- The relevance of tradition in architecture today / Raj Rewal -- Transfer versus transformation / Charles Correa.
Note Based on papers from a Smithsonian symposium held June 21-23, 1985, Washington, D.C.
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and index.
Subject Ecology -- India.
India -- Civilization -- 1947-
India -- Social conditions -- 1947-
Added Author Borden, Carla M.
Smithsonian Institution.
ISBN 0874742587 alkaline paper
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