Monuments, objects, histories : institutions of art in colonial and postcolonial India / Tapati Guha-Thakurta.

Art history as it is largely practiced in Asia as well as in the West is a western invention. In India, works of art-sculptures, monuments, paintings-were first viewed under colonial rule as archaeological antiquities, later as architectural relics, and by the mid-20th century as works of art within...

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Main Author: Guha-Thakurta, Tapati.
Format: Electronic
Published: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2004.
Series:Cultures of history.
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