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Goddess and the Nation Mapping Mother India

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ISBN-10: 0822346109

ISBN-13: 9780822346104

Edition: 2010

Authors: Sumathi Ramaswamy

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Making the case for a new kind of visual history,The Goddess and the Nationcharts the pictorial life and career of Bharat Mata, "Mother India," the Indian nation imagined as mother/goddess, embodiment of national territory, and unifying symbol for the country's diverse communities. Soon after her appearance in the late nineteenth century, artists, both famous and amateur, began to picture her in various media, incorporating the map of India into her visual persona. The images they produced enabled patriotic men and women in a heterogeneous population to collectively visualize India, affectively identify with it, and even become willing to surrender their lives for it. Filled with…    
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Book details

List price: $26.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 5/3/2024
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 7.01" wide x 10.00" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 2.332
Language: English