Landscapes of Urban Memory: The Sacred and the Civic in India's High-Tech City

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Established in the middle of the sixteenth century, Bangalore has today become a center for high-technology research and production, the new "Silicon Valley" of India, with a metropolitan population approaching six million. It is also the site of the very popular annual performance called the "Karaga" dedicated to Draupadi, the polyandrous wife of the heroes of the pan-Indian epic of the Mahabharata. Through her analysis of this performance and its significance for the sense of the civic in Bangalore, Smriti Srinivas shows ...

Landscapes of Urban Memory: The Sacred and the Civic in India's High-Tech City 2001, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816636167

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Landscapes of Urban Memory: The Sacred and the Civic in India's High-Tech City 2001, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816636150

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