Sudeshna Guha is Affi liate Lecturer in South Asian History at the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies in Cambridge (U.K.). She holds a Ph.D in archaeology from Deccan College, Pune, and has curated the photographic collections of the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Cambridge) for over eight years. She researches on notions of historical evidence through histories of archaeology and photography.
Michael Dodson is Associate Professor of History at Indiana University, Bloomington.
Tapati Guha-Th akurta is Professor of History at the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Kolkata.
Christopher Pinney is Professor of Anthropology and Visual Culture at University College London.
Robert Harding is Senior Research Fellow for ‘Civilisations In Contact’ research project, Cambridge.
B.D. Chattopadhyaya is retired Professor of of History at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
• Archaeology, Photography, Histories
• CHAPTER 1: Orientalism and Archaeology: Writing the History of South Asia, 1600–1860
• CHAPTER 2: 94 Th e Many Lives of the Sanchi Stupa in Colonial India
• CHAPTER 3: 136 Photographs in Sir John Marshall’s Archaeology
• CHAPTER 4: 178 ‘Buddhist’ Photography
• CHAPTER 5: 202 Cunningham, Marshall and the Monks: An Early Historic City as a Buddhist Landscape
• Appendix A: John Marshall and the Photographic Collections
• Appendix B: Seminal Excavations Undertaken during: Marshall’s Directorship of the Archaeological Survey of India
• Appendix C: Bibliography
• Catalogue of Photographs:
• The Marshall Albums
|Number of photographs||119 sepia photographs, 10 drawings|
|Size||9.45 x 10.8" (240 x 274 mm), hc|
|Date of Publishing||2010|
|Co-publisher(s)||Mapin in association with The Alkazi Collection of Photography|
|Rights Available||World rights|