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Mizoram

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 891,058 (2001)Mizoram is a state in the southern tip of northeast India; Aizawl is its capital. During British rule the region was known as Lushai Hills, and was included in the Assam administration. In post-Independence India...

Srinagar

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 894,940 (2001)Srinagar, in Kashmir, is the capital of the Jammu and Kashmir State, which consists of different ethnic, linguistic, and religious groups. The three broad regions of the State are Jammu, which has a Hindu majority,...

Ahmadabad

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

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...Population: 4,500,000 (2003) This capital of Gujarat State is the largest urban center located between Mumbai and Delhi; it has a growing international presence in commerce and is the center of Gujarati culture...

Trivandrum (Thiruvananthapuram)

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: city area – 744,739 (2001) Trivandrum (Thiruvananthapuram), the capital city of Kerala, is located in the southern district bordering Tamil Nadu. Two features of the city are an international airport, and the famous...

Ravi Shankar

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...Ravi Shankar was an Indian musician and composer dubbed the “godfather of world music.” He made great efforts to popularize the sitar, an Indian traditional string instrument, and Indian traditional music for Western audiences. Ravi Shankar...

Kochi

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: city area – 564,589 (1991) Kochi (Cochin), a port city on the southwest coast of central Kerala, is known as the ‘Queen of the Arabian Sea.’ For many centuries the city has been the commercial...

Lucknow

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

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...Population: 2,000,000 (2002) Lucknow is the capital of India’s most populous state, uttar Pradesh. It is in many ways an ordinary city where, as with most Indian conurbations, one can hear strains of Bollywood hits...

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

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

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...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...

Hinduism and Popular Music

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...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...

Nagaland

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

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 1,209,546 (2001) Nagaland is a state in northeast India, of which the capital city is Kohima. Nagaland is comprised of a disparate group of tribes, the major ones being Angami, Ao, Sema, Lotha, Konyak and Chakhesang...