The Black Cow's Footprint
Time, Space and Music in the Lives of the Kotas of South India
By (author) Richard K. Wolf
Normal Price: $154.00
Your Price: $138.60 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $15.40! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $6.93 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Black Cow's Footprint by Richard K. Wolf
Book DescriptionA black cow leads the members of a South Indian hill tribe, the Kotas, to the Nilgiri Hills and, with its hoof, indicates where to found each village. This footprint acts as a moral center of gravity, an important place for music-making, dancing, and other rituals. Places such as this, and moments in time, serve as physical and moral "anchors" for the Kota community. In this book, Richard K. Wolf explores how the Kotas "anchor" their musical and other activities around places and significant moments in time and, in the process, constitute themselves as individuals and as a group. This volume also includes a CD of Richard Wolf's Kota field recordings.
Buy Black Cow's Footprint book by Richard K. Wolf from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780252031168
(224mm x 153mm x 31mm)
Imprint: University of Illinois Press
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publish Date: 16-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Richard K. Wolf
Voice in the Drum, Hardback (October 2014)View all books by Richard K. Wolf
Based on extensive research in India and Pakistan, this book examines the ways drumming and voices interconnect over vast areas of South Asia and considers what it means for instruments to be voice-like and carry textual messages in particular contexts.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Black Cow's Footprint book by Richard K. Wolf and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.