Cooking for the Gods: The Art of Home Ritual in Bengal by Michael W. Meister

Cooking for the Gods: The Art of Home Ritual in Bengal by Michael W. Meister

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A written and visual presentation of the complex relationships between art and cultural production of ritual in Bengal. The focus is on puja: the concept, acts, and relationship of honor and respect shown by the sacred preparation and offering of food to household gods and goddesses. Excellent colo

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A written and visual presentation of the complex relationships between art and cultural production of ritual in Bengal. The focus is on puja: the concept, acts, and relationship of honor and respect shown by the sacred preparation and offering of food to household gods and goddesses. Excellent colo

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SKU GOR007103910
Title Cooking for the Gods: The Art of Home Ritual in Bengal
Author Edited by Michael W. Meister
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher University of Pennsylvania Press
Year Published 1995
Number of Pages 96
ISBN 10 0812215893
ISBN 13 9780812215892
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Description

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A written and visual presentation of the complex relationships between art and cultural production of ritual in Bengal. The focus is on puja: the concept, acts, and relationship of honor and respect shown by the sacred preparation and offering of food to household gods and goddesses. Excellent colo
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR007103910
Title Cooking for the Gods: The Art of Home Ritual in Bengal
Author Edited by Michael W. Meister
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher University of Pennsylvania Press
Year Published 1995
Number of Pages 96
ISBN 10 0812215893
ISBN 13 9780812215892
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No