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A Day in Kashi

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Banaras a city with many mysteries, exquisitely depicted in colour. A selection of one hundred and eight photographs depicting a day in Kashi a day out of this world. Kashi, Banaras, Varanasi one of the most ancient of living cities. One can still trace its ancient background through the face it presents today. It is a city that unfolds its deepest secrets to only a few. A few who through dedication and love come time and time again to document the most inner and hidden secrets of this ancient city.

A Pilgrimage to Kashi (Colour comic book)

450
A fascinating and high quality comic depicting the city of Banaras (Varanasi) in all its aspects. In a series of

A Pilgrimage to Kashi (Colour comic book) (HB)

550
A fascinating and high quality comic depicting the city of Banaras (Varanasi) in all its aspects. In a series of

Ambivalent Encounters

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Jenny Huberman provides an ethnographic study of encounters between western tourists and the children who work as unlicensed peddlers and guides along the riverfront city of Banaras, India. She examines how and why these children elicit such powerful reactions from western tourists and locals in their community as well as how the children themselves experience their work and render it meaningful.

Banaras : Cosmic Space of Life, Light and Twilight

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Banaras : Cosmic Space of Life, Light and Twilight presents a short survey of a unique city which can be

Banaras City of Light

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One of the oldest living cities in the world, Banaras is also where Shiva, the Lord of All, is believed

Banaras in the Early 19th Century

750
The riverside of the holy city of Banaras has always attracted the attention of people. From the late 18th century

Banaras, The Heritage City of India

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This book describes various facets of geography, history and heritage of Varanasi, the heritage city of India, on/about which a

Cultural Landscapes and the Lifeworld

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This book expounds in a colourful way the diverse literary images that Banaras, the city known as the Cultural Capital

Cultural Landscapes and the Lifeworld (PB)

695
This book expounds in a colourful way the diverse literary images that Banaras, the city known as the Cultural Capital

DEAD IN BANARAS

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Dead in Banaras in its inception, set out to follow the ‘dead’ across multiple social locations of crematoria, hospital, morgue,

Death in Banaras

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This book is primaryly about the priests and other kinds of 'sacred specialist' who serve them:about the way in which they organise their business,and about their representations of death and understanding of the rituals  over which they preside.all three levels are informed by a common ideoligical preoccupation with controlling chaos and contingency.the anthro pologist  who writes about death inevitably writes about the world of the living,and Dr Parry is centrally concerned with concepts  of the body and the person in contemporary hinduism,with ideas about hierarchy,renunciation and sacrifice,and with the relationship between hierarchy and notions of complementarity and holism.