Courtly Culture and Political Life in Early Medieval India
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BeschreibungDaud Ali's 2004 book explores courtly culture in classical India.
InhaltsverzeichnisIntroduction; Part I. The Rise and Structure of Courtly Life in Early Medieval India: 1. The people of the court; 2. The culture of the court; 3. The protocol of the court; Part II. Aesthetics and the Courtly Sensibility: 4. Beauty and refinement; 5. The education of disposition; Part III. Anxiety and Romance: 6. Courtship and the royal household; 7. The battle of love; Postscript.
PortraitDaud Ali is a Lecturer in the History Department at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.
PressestimmenReview of the hardback: 'This insightful work offers an exciting, new perspective on the culture of classical India, one that is sure to inject fresh vigour into this neglected, and until recently almost moribund, field of study. Ali does what no one has done before ... It is a major contribution to the field and should be read by everyone with a serious interest in India's early culture.' South Asian Studies
Untertitel: 'Cambridge Studies in Indian Hi'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2004
Seitenanzahl: 296 Seiten