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India's Immortal Comic Books: Gods, Kings, and Other Heroes. By Karline McLain. Contemporary Indian Studies. Published in association with the American Institute of Indian Studies. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2009. 256pp.

Paperback: ISBN-10: 0253220521  ||  ISBN-13: 978-0253220523
Hardcover: ISBN-10: 0253352770  ||  ISBN-13: 978-0253352774 
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Library of Congress: PN6790.I4 M56 2009
Dewey: 741.5/954 22  ||  OCLC: 234260102
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Acknowledgments ...
Notes on Style ...

Introduction: Comic Books that Radiate a Spiritual Force ... 
  1. The Father of Indian Comic Books ... 
  2. Long-Suffering Wives and Self-Sacrificing Queens ... 
  3. Accurately Sequencing Goddess Durga's Mythology ... 
  4. The Warrior-King Shivaji in History and Mythology ... 
  5. Muslims as Secular Heroes and Zealous Villains ... 
  6. Mahatma Gandhi as a Comic Book Hero ... 
Conclusion. The Global Legacy of Amar Chitra Katha ...

Notes ...
Bibliography ...
Index ...

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