When the Body Becomes All Eyes : Paradigms, Discourses and Practices of Power in Kalarippayattu, a South Indian Martial Art, Paperback

When the Body Becomes All Eyes : Paradigms, Discourses and Practices of Power in Kalarippayattu, a South Indian Martial Art Paperback

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This 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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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 332 pages, numerous halftones, line drawings
  • Publisher: OUP India
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  • Category: Theatre studies
  • ISBN: 9780195655384

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