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Published: 09 November 2018

332 Pages | 107

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195170825

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Feeding a Thousand Souls

Women, Ritual, and Ecology in India- An Exploration of the Kolam

Vijaya Nagarajan

  • The first comprehensive book in English on the kolam, a ritual rice flour drawing created by Tamil women
  • Explores the kolam's significance in historical, mathematical, ecological, anthropological, and literary contexts
  • Based on years of research on the kolam and on the experiences of Tamil women
  • Features over a hundred illustrations, photographs, and drawings

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