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Monsoon Feelings
A History of Emotions in The Rain
Paper Type: 130 gsm art paper (matt) | Size: 226 x 190mm
All colour; 88 photographs
ISBN-10: 93-86906-47-2 | ISBN-13: 978-93-86906-47-2
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The monsoon is the season of pouring rain and intense emotions. Through a series of evocative essays exploring  rain-drenched worlds of poetry, songs, paintings, architecture, films, gardens, festivals, music, and medicine, this lavishly illustrated collection examines the history of monsoon feelings in South Asia from the twelfth century to the present. 



Imke  Rajamani
Imke Rajamani
Editor

Imke Rajamani is a researcher at the Center for the History of Emotions at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin. In her research and publications, she addresses topics related to Indian media cultures in the 20th and 21st centuries, the history of emotions, conceptual history and gender studies.

Katherine  Butler Schofield
Katherine Butler Schofield
Editor

Katherine Butler  Schofield is Senior Lecturer in the Music Department at King’s College London. As a historian of music and listening in Mughal India she is working with Persian and Urdu sources for Hindustani music c. 1570–1860.

Margrit  Pernau
Margrit Pernau
Editor

Margrit Pernau is Senior Researcher at the Center for the History of Emotions at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin. Her research interests include Indian history of the 18th to the 20th centuries, the history of modern Islam, historical semantics, the history of emotions and global history.