Ritu G. Khanduri

Apr 20, 2015

Caricaturing Culture in India

Cartoons and History in the Modern World

Cambridge University Press 2014

purchase at bookshop.org Caricaturing Culture in India: Cartoons and History in the Modern World (Cambridge University Press, 2014) is a wonderful piece of visual anthropology by Ritu Gairola Khanduri, which uses the history of cartoons, from colonial to current times, to talk about various aspects of Indian society from the state, to political society to modernity. Through archival material and fascinating discussions with cartoonists, the book reveals the various ways in which cartoons talk in India, past and present.

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