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Practising Cultural Geographies : Essays in Honour of Rana P. B. Singh / edited by Ravi S. Singh, Bharat Dahiya, Arun K. Singh, Padma C. Poudel

Contributor(s): Resource type: Ressourcentyp: Buch (Online)Book (Online)Language: English Series: Advances in 21st Century Human SettlementsPublisher: Singapore : Springer Nature Singapore, 2022Publisher: Singapore : Imprint: Springer, 2022Edition: 1st ed. 2022Description: 1 Online-Ressource(XXXV, 580 p. 212 illus., 180 illus. in color.)ISBN:
  • 9789811664151
Subject(s): Additional physical formats: 9789811664137 | 9789811664144 | Erscheint auch als: 9789811664137 Druck-Ausgabe | Erscheint auch als: 9789811664144 Druck-AusgabeDOI: DOI: 10.1007/978-981-16-6415-1Online resources: Summary: Introduction: Essays in Honour of Rana P.B. Singh -- Rana Pratap Bahadur Singh, ‘Rana-ji’: Academic Contributions, Professional Career and Recognition -- Making of a Dweller Indian Cultural Geographer: In Conversation with Professor Rana P.B. Singh -- Theoretical Perspectives on Landscape Perception -- Sacredscapes vis-à-vis Faithscapes: Cultural Landscapes of Ayodhya, a Holy-Heritage City of India -- Char Landscapes of the Brahmaputra Riverine Tract, Assam: Elements of Evolution and Cultural Ecology -- Re-connecting Communities with Public Spaces: A Proposal for Rejuvenation of Sacred kunds in the Historic city of Varanasi -- The Priesthood of the Temple of Viṭhobā in Pandharpur, Maharashtra -- Geographical Spread of Hindu Religion and Culture into the West -- Geographical Patterns of Indigenous Religious Belief Systems in North-East India: A Case Study .-Kautilya’s Political Geography – Concepts and Ideas: An Example of Ancient Indian Geographical Thinking -- Genealogy and Its Role in Matrimony: A Study of Panji System of Mithila Region, Bihar (India) -- The Two Faces of Bodhgayā -- Local Knowledge Education on School Students and Vernacular Landscape Identity Promoting: a case of Dongshan Town, Suzhou, China -- The Misings of Assam in the Midst of Tradition and Modernity: A Comparative Study of Selected Rural and Urban Areas -- Lumbini, Nepal: The Birthplace of Buddha and the Powerful Place of Pilgrimage in the World -- Pañcakroshi Yatra: Symbolic Manifestation of the Spatial to the Spiritual -- Cultural Tourism based Regional Development in Rajasthan, India -- Baul-Sufi Interface and Cultural Tourism: A Study in Northern Rarh of West Bengal, India -- Cultural Images of Kolkata: A Contemporary Perspective -- Situating Animals in the Aesthetics of a Global City: Stray Cattle and Dairy Farmers in Delhi, India -- Urban Sanitation in Indian Cities: Reflections from Varanasi -- Perspective on Agricultural Land Use Trajectory in the Peri-Urban Interface of a Developing Economy: A Case of Aligarh City.Summary: This festschrift honours Prof. Rana P.B. Singh who has dedicated his life to teaching and conducting research on cultural geography with a ‘dweller Indian perspective’. The book focuses on the cultural geographies of India, and to an extent that of South Asia. It is a rich collection of 23 essays on the themes apprised by him, covering landscapes, religion, heritage, pilgrimage and tourism, and human settlements.PPN: PPN: 1804280542Package identifier: Produktsigel: ZDB-2-EES | ZDB-2-SEB | ZDB-2-SXEE
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