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Hinduism and Popular Music

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Scholarly Books

...Introduction Popular Western music’s turn to non-Western musics and iconography has been viewed as a neo-orientalist gesture that decontextualizes, deterritorializes and exoticizes non-Western cultural production for the pleasure...

Puri

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 125,199 (1991) The eastern coastal town of Puri is located in the modern state of Orissa in India. Home to one of the most famous Hindu temples – to Lord Jagannath – Puri is an important pilgrimage site...

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: Indigenous Andaman people – 500 (2000) ; Indigenous Nicobarese – 30,000 (2001); Settlers – 500,000 (2001) The 570 or so tropical Andaman and Nicobar Islands lie in the Bay of Bengal, close...

Kolkata (Calcutta)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: city – 3,305,000 (1998); metropolitan area – 12,000,000 (2000) Calcutta, renamed Kolkata in 2000, is the capital of the state of West Bengal, and India’s largest city and port. Located 80 miles (130 km...

India

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 1,029,991,145 (2001)India has the world’s second-largest population, which now exceeds one billion people. The neighboring countries of Pakistan, Bangladesh (part of India until 1947), Nepal and Sri Lanka share many aspects...

Trinidad and Tobago

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 1,104,209 (2003) Trinidad and Tobago is a twin-island nation. Trinidad, the southernmost of the Caribbean islands, is located just off the northeast coast of Venezuela and covers 1,864 sq miles (4,828 sq km...