Voume 5, Number 1

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Visual Culture in the Indian Subcontinent

Volume 5, Number 1, 2015

Fig 20. The triangle in the Birbir megalithic site points to the Equinox sunrise
Editorial
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The Hargarhis of Jharkhand: A Brief Study of the Megaliths of Jharkhand
Subhashis Das, Individual Researcher on Megaliths, India
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The Digital Future of Prehistoric Rock Art in India
James Blinkhorn, University of Cambridge
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“Globalizing” Early Modern South Asian Art History
Deepthi Murali, University of Illinois at Chicago
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Understanding Colour in the Human Culture with Special Emphasis on the Indian Subcontinent
Olga V. Galustyan, Elena V. Papchenko, Southern Federal University, Russia
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Indian Art: a Colourful Kaleidoscope through Time and Space from around 2500 B.C. to Early 19th Century
Siddhant Shah, Architect, India
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Mansar – The Monumental Brick Architecture Marvel of Vakatakas
Nirdesh Singh, India
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A visit to Borobudur, the Living Monument of Lord Buddha
Aju Mukhopadhyay, India
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Mapping the ‘Other’: Changing representation of Europeans from Mughal to Company School Paintings
Soujit Das & Ila Gupta, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India
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Potohari Haveli: A symphony of Art and Aesthetics in Punjab (Pakistan)
Zulfiqar Ali Kalhoro, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics,Islamabad, Pakistan
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Art of Bengal: the communal art appreciation of world’s most fertile Delta
A journey for bewildered search of own identity
Sayed Ahmed, Bangladesh University, Dhaka
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Rakhaldas Bandopadhyay and the Historiography of the Eastern Indian School of Medieval Sculpture
Srikanta Roy Chowdhury, Southfield College, Darjeeling, India
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The Raghunathji Temple at Alangiri
Amit Guha, Independent Art-historian
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Myths and Folktales in the Patachitra Art of Bengal: Tradition and Modernity
Lopamudra Maitra Bajpai, Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication, Pune, India
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Developing Tourism in Paschim Medinipur
Tarun Tapas Mukherjee, Bhatter College, Paschim Medinipur, India
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A Magic World of Creativity: The post-2000 Paintings of Ashok Bhowmik
Ritwij Bhowmik, IIT Kanpur, India
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Sacred Groves: A Study of the Religious Beliefs of the Darlong Community in Tripura
Benjamina Darlong, Tripura University
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Painting Resistance: A Study of the Political Graffiti in Jawaharlal Nehru University
Somrita Ganguly, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
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