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Gandhi's Spinning Wheel and the Making of India




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Genere:Libro
Lingua: Inglese
Editore:

Routledge

Pubblicazione: 03/2013
Edizione: 1° edizione





Note Editore

Gandhi’s use of the spinning wheel was one of the most significant unifying elements of the nationalist movement in India. Spinning was seen as an economic and political activity that could bring together the diverse population of South Asia, and allow the formerly elite nationalist movement to connect to the broader Indian population. This book looks at the politics of spinning both as a visual symbol and as a symbolic practice. It traces the genealogy of spinning from its early colonial manifestations in Company painting to its appropriation by the anti-colonial movement. This complex of visual imagery and performative ritual had the potential to overcome labour, gender, and religious divisions and thereby produce an accessible and effective symbol for the Gandhian anti-colonial movement. By thoroughly examining all aspects of this symbol’s deployment, this book unpacks the politics of the spinning wheel and provides a model for the analysis of political symbols elsewhere. It also probes the successes of India’s particular anti-colonial movement, making an invaluable contribution to studies in social and cultural history, as well as South Asian Studies.




Sommario

Introduction - Spinning, Anticolonial Nationalism, and the Visual 1. Action and Identity: Colonial Representations of Spinning 2. Capturing the Wheel in Motion: Photography and Spinning 3. Discovering Spinning: Towards Gandhi's Visual Rhetoric 4. Gender and the Modern Charkha 5. National Symbols: Gandhi and the Spinning Wheel




Autore

Rebecca M. Brown is visiting Associate Professor in Political Science and the History of Art at Johns Hopkins University, US, researching colonial and post-independence in South Asia. Her publications include Art for a Modern India, 1947–1980 (2009) and Asian Art (co-edited with Deborah S. Hutton, 2006).







Altre Informazioni

ISBN:

9780415635950

Condizione: Nuovo
Collana: Routledge Studies in South Asian History
Dimensioni: 8.5 x 5.5 in Ø 0.50 lb
Formato: Brossura
Illustration Notes:20 halftones
Pagine Arabe: 166
Pagine Romane: x






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