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Varõams and Vocalizations: The Special Status of Some Musical Beginnings

Richard K. Wolf

in Theorizing the Local: Music, Practice, and Experience in South Asia and Beyond

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195331370
eISBN:
9780199868087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331370.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Certain kinds of beginnings foreshadow, suggest, portend, or otherwise have implications for the future. Drawing on south Indian classical (Karnatak), folk (Tamil temmānku, tālāññu, oyilattam), and ... More


Interrogating stereotypes: exploring the Orissan princely states

Biswamoy Pati

in South Asia from the margins: Echoes of Orissa, 1800-2000

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719086588
eISBN:
9781781704646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086588.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the problems posed by a feudal system that nestled in the lap of colonialism and how this impacted the day-to-day lives of the common people. While popular memory remembers the ... More


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