When the Body Becomes All Eyes
Paradigms, Discourses and Practices of Power in Kalarippayattu, a South Indian Martial Art
By (author) Phillip B. Zarrilli and Director, Asian Experimental Theatre Programme, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA)
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When the Body Becomes All Eyes by Phillip B. Zarrilli
Book DescriptionThis is the first in-depth study of kalarippayattu - one of India's traditional martial and medical arts dating from at least the 12th century AD. Based on twenty years of research and practice in Kerala, this study traces how kalarippayattu is a mode of cultural practice through which bodies, knowledges, powers, agency, selves, and identities are constantly repositioned.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195655384
(215mm x 140mm x 16mm)
Imprint: OUP India
Publisher: OUP India
Publish Date: 28-Sep-2000
Country of Publication: India
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