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Pop culture India! [electronic resource] : media, arts, and lifestyle / Asha Kasbekar.

By: Kasbekar, Asha.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Popular culture in the contemporary world: Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2006Description: 1 online resource (xx, 336 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781849723862; 1849723869; 1851096418 (electronic bk.); 9781851096411 (electronic bk.); 1851096361 (hardcover : alk. paper); 9781851096367 (hardcover : alk. paper); 1280712198; 9781280712197.Subject(s): Popular culture -- India | Popular culture -- Economic aspects -- India | Popular culture -- Social aspects -- India | Religion and culture -- India | Culture populaire -- Inde | Culture populaire -- Aspect �economique -- Inde | Culture populaire -- Aspect social -- Inde | Religion et culture -- Inde | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture | Massenkultur | Pop-Kultur | Volkskultur | IndienGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Pop culture India!DDC classification: 306.0954 Other classification: 6,24 | 9,11 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction -- Music -- Theater -- Indian literature in English -- Print media in India -- newspapers and magazines -- Radio -- Television -- Cinema -- Cricket -- Consumer culture -- Conclusion.
Summary: Follows the rise of modern India's pop culture world, especially since the 1980s, when relaxed censorship and economic liberalization led to an explosion in movies, music, mass media, consumerism, spiritual practices, and more. It is a captivating introduction to a diverse nation whose appetite for entertainment has led to some surprising twists and turns in recent history.
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Follows the rise of modern India's pop culture world, especially since the 1980s, when relaxed censorship and economic liberalization led to an explosion in movies, music, mass media, consumerism, spiritual practices, and more. It is a captivating introduction to a diverse nation whose appetite for entertainment has led to some surprising twists and turns in recent history.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction -- Music -- Theater -- Indian literature in English -- Print media in India -- newspapers and magazines -- Radio -- Television -- Cinema -- Cricket -- Consumer culture -- Conclusion.

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