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Title Media and the transformation of religion in South Asia / edited by Lawrence A. Babb and Susan S. Wadley.
Imprint Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [1995]

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Subject Mass media -- Religious aspects.
South Asia -- Religion -- 20th century.
Alt Name Babb, Lawrence A.
Wadley, Susan Snow, 1943-
Joint Committee on South Asia.
American Council of Learned Societies.
NetLibrary, Inc.
Description viii, 298 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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"This project was sponsored by the Joint Committee on South Asia of the Social Science Research Council and the American Council of Learned Societies."
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2000. Available via the World Wide Web. Available in multiple electronic file formats. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
Local Note JOHN CARROLL: JSTOR Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
ISBN 0585126429 (electronic bk.) : $39.95
0812233042 (hardback : alk. paper)
0812215478 (paper : alk. paper)
OCLC # 44959829
Additional Format Original (DLC) 95013168 (OCoLC)32237046.
Table of Contents
 List of Illustrations 
 A Note on Transliteration 
1Introduction / Lawrence A. Babb1
Sect. 1Printed Images 
 Introduction / Susan S. Wadley21
 2Impact of "God Posters" on Hindus and Their Devotional Traditions / H. Daniel Smith24
 3Suitable for Framing: The Work of a Modern Master / Stephen R. Inglis51
 4The World of Amar Chitra Katha / Frances W. Pritchett76
 5The Saints Subdued: Domestic Virtue and National Integration in Amar Chitra Katha / John Stratton Hawley107
Sect. 2Audio Recordings 
 Introduction / Susan S. Wadley137
 6Recorded Sound and Religious Music: The Case of Qawwali / Regula Burckhardt Qureshi139
 7On Cassette Rather Than Live: Religious Music in India Today / Scott L. Marcus167
Sect. 3Visual Media 
 Introduction / Susan S. Wadley189
 8Market Forces at Work: Religious Themes in Commercial Hindi Films / Steve Derne191
 9All in the (Raghu) Family: A Video Epic in Cultural Context / Philip Lutgendorf217
 10Video Vacana: Swadhyaya and Sacred Tapes / John T. Little254