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Consuming modernity : public culture in a South Asian world / Carol A. Breckenridge, editor.

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  • ISBN: 0816623058
  • ISBN: 9780816623051
  • ISBN: 0816623066 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780816623068 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: ix, 261 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 1995.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Public modernity in India / Arjun Appadurai and Carol A. Breckenridge -- Playing with modernity: the decolonization of Indian cricket / Arjun Appadurai -- Upon the subdominant: administering music on all-India radio / David Lelyveld -- The Indian princes as fantasy : palace hotels, palace museums, and palace on wheels / Barbara N. Ramusack -- Dining out in Bombay / Frank F. Conlon -- Consuming utopia: film watching in Tamil Nadu / Sara Dickey -- Melodrama and the negotiation of morality in mainstream Hindi film / Rosie Thomas -- Repositioning the body, practice, power, and self in an Indian martial art / Phillip B. Zarrilli -- Nation, economy, and tradition displayed: the Indian crafts museum, New Delhi / Paul Greenough.
Subject: Popular culture > India
India > Social life and customs

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