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The Resource The lost land of Lemuria : fabulous geographies, catastrophic histories, Sumathi Ramaswamy

The lost land of Lemuria : fabulous geographies, catastrophic histories, Sumathi Ramaswamy

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The lost land of Lemuria : fabulous geographies, catastrophic histories
Title
The lost land of Lemuria
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fabulous geographies, catastrophic histories
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Sumathi Ramaswamy
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Language
eng
Summary
During the nineteenth century, Lemuria was imagined as a land that once bridged India and Africa but disappeared into the ocean millennia ago, much like Atlantis. A sustained meditation on a lost place from a lost time, this elegantly written book is the first to explore Lemuria's incarnations across cultures, from Victorian-era science to Euro-American occultism to colonial and postcolonial India. The Lost Land of Lemuria widens into a provocative exploration of the poetics and politics of loss to consider how this sentiment manifests itself in a fascination with vanished homelands, hidden ci
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Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
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The lost land of Lemuria : fabulous geographies, catastrophic histories, Sumathi Ramaswamy
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The lost land of Lemuria : fabulous geographies, catastrophic histories, Sumathi Ramaswamy
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/j.ctt1pnqbz
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-324) and index
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
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Contents
Placing loss -- Science in the service of loss -- Occult losses -- Living loss at land's end -- Flooding history : geographies of loss -- Mapping loss -- Laboring against loss
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1 online resource (xvii, 334 pages)
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online
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9780520931855
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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maps
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remote

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