Head and Heart: Valour and Self-Sacrifice in the Art of India

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An extensive study of self-sacrificial images in Indian art, this book examines concepts such as head-offering, human sacrifice, blood, suicide, valour, self-immolation, and self-giving in the context of religion and politics to explore why these images were produced and how they became paradigms of heroism.

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Mary Storm is Academic Director, SIT Study Abroad India: National Identity and the Arts and Himalayan Buddhist Art and Architecture.

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