McLeod, W.H. Popular Sikh Art

ISBN 13: 9780195627916

Popular Sikh Art

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This important new study describes the role of bazaar art amongst the Sikh people and analyzes the posters that are produced today. McLeod first presents a historical survey of all Punjabi art from its beginnings up to the present day. He then investigates the modern bazaar print, describing its origins and discussing the various features that are characteristic to it. The book includes a series of 54 miniature posters actually purchased in the bazaars of New Delhi, which tell the story of Sikh history as popularly conceived.

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This study describes the role of bazaar art amongst the Sikh people and analyzes the posters which are produced today. Three topics are covered in its treatment of the subject. First, it presents an historical survey of all Punjabi art from its beginnings up to the present day. Secondly, it investigates the modern bazaar print, describing its origins and discussing the various features which are characteristic of it. Thirdly, it retells the story illustrated so graphically in a succession of typical posters, a story which faithfully represents the entire range of Sikh history as popularly conceived. The book concludes with a series of 54 miniature posters which have actually been purchased in the bazaars of New Delhi.

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McLeod, W. H.
Published by Oxford University Press (1992)
ISBN 10: 0195627911 ISBN 13: 9780195627916
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