Kumbh Mela: Mapping the Ephemeral City

£40.00

 

Rahul MehrotraFelipe Vera

Hardback 9789385285073

 

The volume presents the comprehensive research findings and includes city maps, aerial images, analytical drawings and photographs of this spectacular Ephemeral Mega City for the Kumbh Mela. It is the first systematic study on the Mela as a City: a planned entity and covers issues of social inclusion, diversity, and even democracy. Researched by a team from Harvard University, representing faculty from multiple disciplines, the volume talks about the large-scale event from its preparation to the actual celebration itself.

 

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The volume presents the comprehensive research findings and includes city maps, aerial images, analytical drawings and photographs of this spectacular Ephemeral Mega City for the Kumbh Mela. It is the first systematic study on the Mela as a City: a planned entity and covers issues of social inclusion, diversity, and even democracy. Researched by a team from Harvard University, representing faculty from multiple disciplines, the volume talks about the large-scale event from its preparation to the actual celebration itself.

 

Additional information

By

Rahul Mehrotra, Felipe Vera

Published by

Niyogi

ISBN

9789385285073

Format

Hardback