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from the perspective of art history. A global art history, it argues,
need not follow the logic of economic globalization nor seek to bring
the entire world into its fold. Instead, it draws on a theory of
transculturation to explore key moments of an art history that can no
longer be approached through a facile globalism. How can art historical
analysis theorize relationships of connectivity that have characterized
cultures and regions across distances? How can it meaningfully handle
issues of commensurability or its absence among cultures? By shifting
the focus of enquiry to South Asia, the five meditations that make up
this book seek to translate intellectual insights of experiences beyond
Euro-America into globally intelligible analyses.
Author: Monica Juneja
Publisher: de Gruyter
Binding Type: Paperback
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