Consuming Modernity: Public Culture in a South Asian World

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Carol Appadurai Breckenridge
U of Minnesota Press, 1995 - Social Science - 261 pages
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Contents

Palace Hotels
66
Five Dining Out in Bombay
90
Film Watching in Tamil Nadu
131
of Morality in Mainstream Hindi Film
157
Eight Repositioning the Body Practice Power
183
Contributors
249
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Page vi - Kathmandu for 8 months in 1997 with support from a grant from the Joint Committee on South Asia of the Social Science Research Council and the American Council of Learned Societies with funds provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Ford Foundation.

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Breckenridge teaches in the Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago and is the founding editor of Public Culture.

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