ISBN 9789383098545,Jews and the Indian National Art Porject

Jews and the Indian National Art Porject



Niyogi Books

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9789383098545

ISBN-10 9383098546


Number of Pages 380 Pages
Language (English)

Art History

About the Author
"Kenneth X. Robbins is a psychiatrist, collector, and independent scholar on South Asia,with particular interest in maharajas and other Indian princes, as well as the Rajputs, African Muslims, Chettiyars, Sikhs, missionaries, and Jews in South Asia. He has curated more than a dozen Indian exhibits and five scholarly conferences dealing with maharajas and nawabs, painting, women artists and political figures, medicine, and philately. His most recent exhibition projects deal with African Muslim elites and Jews in India. In addition to publishing more than seventy articles, he is co-editor of African Elites in India and is working on a book about the Princely states of Gujarat and several other volumes about Jews in South Asia. Marvin Tokayer was rabbi for the Jewish Community of Japan and vice-president of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Southeast Asia and the Far East. He has authored more than 20 Japanese books on Judaica. He has participated in the Jewish dialogue with Eastern religious leaders as well as visiting and helping Indian and Chinese Jews. "