Contents: What has India Contributed to Human Welfare; Hindu View of Art: Historical and Theory of Beauty; That Beauty is a State; Buddhist Primitives; Dance of Siva; Indian Images with Many Arms; Indian Music; Status of Indian Women; Sahaja; Intellectual Fraternity; Cosmopolitan View of Nietzsche; Young India; Individuality, Autonomy and Function. With over 16 plates, figures and illustrations.
Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy (born. 22 August 1877, Colombo, Sri Lanka, died. 9 September 1947, Needham, Massachusetts) was a Sri Lankan philosopher and metaphysician, as well as a pioneering historian and philosopher of Indian art, particularly art history and symbolism, and an early interpreter of Indian culture to the West.
Born : 29 January 1866 Clamecy, Nievre
Died : 30 December 1944 (aged 78) Vezelay
Occupation : Dramatist, Essayist, Art historian, Novelist
Nationality : French Writing period : 1902-1944
Notable award(s) : Nobel Prize in Literature 1915
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