Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay

Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay
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This concise biography of one of the most important· woman leaders of the twentieth century India who contributed both during the pre-independence and post-independence periods, brings to light the life and times of Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay. Written by an author who worked closely with her, the book traces the political, social, creative and above all, the human aspects of Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay while placing her pioneering role during and after the freedom struggle in a proper perspective. The biography fulfils long felt need to have an authentic documentation of the life and achievement of this inspiring personality bringing out her contribution to the freedom movement, women's rights, human rights, living cultural tradition and performing arts.

Jasleen Dhamija is internationally renowned expert in the fields of Living Cultural Traditions and History of Textiles and Costumes. She worked in the development of Handicrafts in India during the crucial phase in 1950s and has been working on international level since 1970. Awarded Hill Professorship at the University of Minnesota, she has also been a Visiting Faculty to three universities in Australia. She has been organising major exhibitions latest being 'Textiles of the Commonwealth' for the Commonwealth Games, Melbourne, 2006. Closely associated with the UNESCO,
she was commissioned to evaluate their work in the field of Crafts. Having written and published extensively, Ms. Dhamija is editing one volume of World Encyclopedia of Dress and Adornment.

Author: Jasleen Dhamija
Year of Publication:2008
Edition:1st Edition
No of Pages:126 Pages
Age Group:All
Dimensions:21"(L)13.6"(W) Cms.
ISBN 13:978-81-237-4881-8
Subject:National Biography
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