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NO TOUCHING, NO SPITTING, NO PRAYING: THE MUSEUM IN SOUTH ASIA. Ed. by Saloni Mathur and Kavita Singh. Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, New Delhi, 2015. Visual & Media Histories. 270 pp. with 106 ills. (56 col.). 25 x 19 cm. ISBN 9781138796010 In English.
Publisher's description: This volume brings together a range of essays that offer a new perspective on the dynamic history of the museum as a cultural institution in South Asia. It traces the museum from its origin as a tool of colonialism and adoption as a vehicle of sovereignty in the nationalist period, till its role in the present, as it reflects the fissured identities of the post-colonial period.
Indexing: Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), Asia (Traditional) — India — Several Media — Museum Studies
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 162472
Hardcover $160.00x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title)    

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