New PDF release: Caricaturing Culture in India: Cartoons and History in the

New PDF release: Caricaturing Culture in India: Cartoons and History in the

By Ritu Gairola Khanduri

ISBN-10: 1107043328

ISBN-13: 9781107043329

ISBN-10: 1107618576

ISBN-13: 9781107618572

Caricaturing tradition in India is a hugely unique heritage of political cartoons in India. Drawing at the research of newspaper cartoons because the 1870s, archival study and interviews with in demand Indian cartoonists, this bold research combines ancient narrative with ethnographic testimony to provide a pioneering account of the function that cartoons have performed through the years in political communique, public discourse and the refraction of beliefs primary to the construction of the Indian postcolonial nation. holding that cartoons are greater than illustrative representations of stories, Ritu Gairola Khanduri uncovers the real strength of cartoons as a visible medium the place stories jostle, historical past is imagined and contours of empathy are demarcated. putting the argument inside a much wider context, this thought-provoking booklet highlights the heritage and gear of print media in debates on unfastened speech and democratic approaches all over the world, revealing why cartoons nonetheless subject today.

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