Contents


Indian Art and Its Illusions

Much Maligned Monsters: The History of European Reactions to Indian Art by Partha Mitter

The Classical Tradition in Rajput Painting by Pratapaditya Pal

Coomaraswamy Vol.3: His Life and Work by Roger Lipsey. (Reviewed by Philip Rawson The New York Review, February 22, 1979)

Imperial Mughal Painting by Stuart Cary Welch

Indian Painting by Toby Falk, by Robert Skelton

Room for Wonder: Indian Painting During the British Period, 1760-1880 by Stuart Cary Welch

A Historical Atlas of South Asia edited by Joseph E. Schwartzberg

Indian Medieval Sculpture by Aschwin de Lippe

Taking Off

World Accumulation, 1492-1789 by Andre Gunder Frank

The General Crisis of the Seventeenth Century edited by Geoffrey Parker, edited by Lesley M. Smith

Kings or People: Power and the Mandate to Rule by Reinhard Bendix

Dickens on the Barricades

Dickens and Charity by Norris Pope

Dickens on America and the Americans edited by Michael Slater

The Supernatural Short Stories of Charles Dickens edited by Michael Hayes

Human Prospecting

The Arrogance of Humanism by David Ehrenfeld

The Illusion of Technique: A Search for Meaning in a Technological Civilization by William Barrett

The Paradox of Cause and Other Essays by John William Miller

From the Vedas to Wagner: Short Reviews

Samavedic Chant by Wayne Howard

Wagner’s “Rienzi”: A Reappraisal Based on a Study of Sketches and Drafts by John Deathridge

Bruckner Box 327, Totowa, New Jersey 07511) by Derek Watson

The Harmonic Organization of “The Rite of Spring” by Allen Forte

Jean-Baptiste Lully: The Founder of French Opera by R.H.F. Scott

Vivaldi by Michael Talbot

Tchaikovsky by John Warrack

Tchaikovsky: The Early Years, 1840-1874 by David Brown

Contributors