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Author McGowan, Abigail
Title Crafting the nation in colonial India / Abigail McGowan
Imprint New York, N.Y. : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  NK1047 .M38 2009    AVAILABLE    30610020311346
Descript xiii, 265 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-260) and index
Demanding knowledge, documenting the body -- The culture of difference: from colonial knowledge to the problem with crafts -- Developing traditions: preservationist design and the independent artisan -- The cult of the craftsman in the spirit of modernization: rationalization, efficiency and the crafts sector -- Conclusion: the long life of difference: Gandhi and the politics of crafts after 1920
Subject Decorative arts -- India
Industries, Primitive -- India
Cultural awareness -- India
India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947
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