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Revelry, rivalry, and longing for the goddesses of Bengal : the fortunes of Hindu festivals / Rachel Fell McDermott.

Author/creator McDermott, Rachel Fell
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoNew York : Columbia University Press New York, ©2011.
Descriptionxviii, 372 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Subject(s)
Contents Pūjā origins and elite politics -- The goddess in colonial and postcolonial history -- Durgā the daughter : folk and familial traditions -- The artistry of Durgā and Jagaddhātrī -- Durgā on the Titanic : politics and religion in the Pūjā -- The "orientalist Kālī" : a Tantric icon comes alive -- Approaches to Kālī Pūjā in Bengal -- Controversies and the goddess -- Deva in the diaspora -- Appendix : an overview of the press in Bengal up to 1947.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. [329]-351) and index.
LCCN 2010020693
ISBN9780231129183 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN0231129181 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN9780231129190 (pbk.)
ISBN023112919X (pbk.)
ISBN9780231527873 (e-book)
ISBN023152787X (e-book)

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Joyner General Stacks BL1239.82.D87 M33 2011 ✔ Available Place Hold

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