Culture of Indigo in Asia

Culture of Indigo in Asia : Plant. Product. Power Book

Culture of Indigo in Asia : Plant. Product. Power

By Kapila Vatsyayan

Category: Culture Books, History Books, Paper Missile Books
ISBN: 978-93-83098-23-1
MRP: 795
Edited by: Kapila Vatsyayan

As an integral part of the historical and socio-cultural fabric of the Asian subcontinent, indigo has served as a backdrop to religion, politics, trade, art forms and society, particularly in India. Culture of Indigo: Plant, Product, Power takes the reader on a timeline tour, with details of the plant’s cultivation and production process. Highlights of indigo’s commercial use and impact on fine arts, architecture, trade, heritage as well as an in-depth analysis of its resurgence in the wake of environmental concerns enrich the reading experience substantially. With contributions from globally-renowned scholars and art connoisseurs, the inherent politics and pleasures associated with indigo come alive. Vivid illustrations, insightful analysis and extensively-researched text hold promise for readers who cannot resist the chequered lineage of Indigo as a plant, a product and a phenomenon. This book, on the history, politics, and commercialization of indigo, will be useful for students, academicians, and historians.

Format: Flexiback
Size: 229 x 153mm
Foreward (If any): Gopalkrishna Gandhi
Niyogi Books Logo
If you'd like to subscribe to our newsletter, please punch in your name and email Id below