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Madhuri Desai - Associate Professor of Art History and Asian Studies, Penn State University Park

Book Title: The Intelligence of Tradition in Rajput Court Painting

Author: Molly Emma Aitken

Book Description:

Combining ground breaking research and elegant prose, this study of the visual arts of Early Modern South Asia sets a new standard for scholarship in the field. Besides breaking down established artistic and religious categories, Aitken's perceptive analysis opens new arenas of enquiry into South Asian aesthetics in ever changing political and social contexts.

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