Aditi, The Living Arts of India. exhibition dates: June 4 - July 28, 1985.

Place Published: Washington D. C. Smithsonian I
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press
Date Published: 1985

Description: 4to. 280 pp. profusely illus. in color and b/w. bibliographies. LC 85-50439.

Comments: chronology, map, guide to transcription and pronunciation, biographies of principal contributors. This book, using the arts of the people as a vehicle, deals with coming into this world; fertility, courtship and betrothal, preparation for the wedding, the wedding procession, the wedding, the wedding night, conception, pregnancy, birth, welcoming the child, first feeding, the first step, initiation into learning, learning to be and to do, fairs and festivals. Published on the occasion of the exhibition, Aditi - A Celebration of Life, organized for the Festival of India, 1985 - 1986.

Binding: cloth
Condition: fine in dj
ISBN: 0874748526

Book Id: 1000217

Price: $40.00

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