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Notes on the Geography of India Themes: Juxtapositions

These pictures catch some tiny degree of the collision between the traditional and the modern in India.

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Old and new in central Chennai (Madras).

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The expansion of Indian cities has been dramatic, not only in its scale but in its newly organized geometry, in this case at Hyderabad.

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New technology meets old custom: a wedding procession is lit by a portable generator that powers a music system, too. Etawah, between Agra and Kanpur.

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The Chennai (Madras) Bookfair, with scores of participating publishers.

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Signfest at Mathura, near Agra.

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And always the ultimate contrast, between rich and poor. Middle-class housing in the background, with a pup tent in the foreground belonging to a family of semi-nomadic Banjara, typically engaged in hard labor.

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Mother and daughter at home in the streets close to Osmania University in Hyderabad.


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