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

Kak, Manju

₹ 1995.00

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.

ISBN 13: 9789385285677

ISBN 10: 938528567X

Year: 2017

Language: ENGLISH

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

Binding: Hardbound

Subject(s): Fine Arts, Sociology

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