India A Celebration Of Independence 1947-1997

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Burgundy cloth boards with gilt spine titles. Unclipped dust jacket. In mint, unread condition with only flaw being 2 small, light indents lower front dust jacket and front board.

$60.00

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India A Celebration of Independence 1947-1997, Anant, Victor. Published by Aperture Foundation, Inc., New York, NY., 1997. First Edition, first printing. Burgundy cloth boards with gilt spine titles. Unclipped dust jacket. In mint, unread condition with only flaw being 2 small, light indents lower front dust jacket and front board. The compendium of images in India: A Celebration of Independence, 1947 to 1997 provides an invaluable and unprecedented photographic record of this country and the changes it has undergone over the past half century. Victor Anant’s opening essay traces the events that led to Independence, and the ensuing political, social, and personal ramifications. The book also contains an informative chronology of India’s past hundred years, as well as an Afterword by Anne d’Harnoncourt, the George D. Widener Director of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and Michael E. Hoffman, Aperture’s Executive Director, and Founding Curator of the Philadelphia Museum’s Alfred Stieglitz Center. Powerful and poetic texts excerpted from the work of such figures as Rabindranath Tagore,Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Saloni Narang, Kamala Das, and others provide a voice of India to complement this extraordinary compilation of photographs. 001696 $60

book-author

Victor Anant

publisher

Aperture Foundation, Inc., New York, NY

year-published

1997

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