Horse Shrines in Tamil India Reflections on Modernity

  title={Horse Shrines in Tamil India Reflections on Modernity},
  author={Mark M. Jarzombek},
  journal={Future Anterior},
  pages={18 - 36}
The ceramic horses of the Tamil region in southern India are connected to cultural meanings that are more than a thousand years old, but the significations associated with them also reach into the contemporary world and even into a utopian beyond. This article explores the status of history provoked by the horses. Jarzombek argues that modernity is not something against which history and tradition are posited or against which society is expected to react, but rather is the core element in the… Expand
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