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In the shadow of the Devi: Kumaon of a land, a people, a craft
by Kak, Manju


ISBN: 9789385285677

Niyogi Books, New Delhi

Pub. Year: 2017

Pages, ills, maps etc.,
255p., full of col. illus., appendix, bib., gloss., ind., 29cm.

RS. 1995.00 Hardcover

Note: Postage will be charged as actual.
Other books written / edited by: Kak Manju
This book details the legacy of a land, a people and a craft deeply intertwined with its environment. Manju Kak looks at this enigmatic land of Kumaon through the prism of woodcraft, unique in its aesthetic in this part of India, documenting the styles, influences and techniques used by the craftsmen of Uttarakhand, as well as Kumaoni artisans' worldview and beliefs.
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