Banaras: Making of India’s Heritage City

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Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Oct 2, 2009 - History - 435 pages
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Narrating the making of the Hindus’ most sacred and heritage city of India (Banaras) this book will serve as lead reference and insightful reading for understanding the cultural complexities, archetypal connotations, ritualscapes and vivid heritagescapes that maintain India’s pride of history and culture.

 

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Contents

LIGHT AND DARK
1
FOREWORD
3
A CALL FOR COPILGRIMAGE
7
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
13
CHAPTER 1
17
CHAPTER 2
49
CHAPTER 3
104
CHAPTER 4
140
CHAPTER 8
255
CHAPTER 9
269
CHAPTER 10
303
CHAPTER 11
321
CHAPTER 12
364
1
390
2
392
INDEX
403

CHAPTER 5
174
CHAPTER 6
200
CHAPTER 7
228
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
409
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About the author (2009)

Rana P.B. Singh is Professor of Cultural Geography & Heritage Studies, at Banaras Hindu University (India), and published extensively on cultural landscapes and heritage planning in India, which include 180 research papers, 36 anthologies and books, like Cultural Landscapes and the Lifeworld (2004), Geographical Thoughts in India (2009), Banaras, Making of India’s Heritage City (2009).

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