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Muhammad Asghar
The Sacred and the Secular
Aesthetics in Domestic Spaces of Pakistan/Punjab
Reihe: Kunstgeschichte
Bd. 104, 2016, 250 S., 34.90 EUR, 34.90 CHF, br., ISBN 978-3-643-90836-0


The book is based on an ethnographic fieldwork which was carried out between 2012 and 2014, within the framework of the selected sample in the domestic spaces of different social strata in the Pakistani province of Punjab. The study focuses on the objects of material culture and artifacts kept for decoration, as memorabilia or presented as gifts for religious or other purposes in these domestic spaces.

Muhammad Asghar (Dr. Phil. in Design Studies, Muthesius University of Fine Arts and Design in Kiel Germany) is Assistant Professor at the Institute of Art and Design, Government College University, Faisalabad in Pakistan.





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