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  • This book, edited by the well-known historian A. L. Basham, presents a comprehensive survey of Indian culture, covering such aspects as religion, philosophy, social organization, literature, art. architecture, music and science. It includes a special section dealing with the influence of Indian civilization on the rest of the world, as well as details of the political history of the region to provide a chronological framework for the non-specialist. Contributors include such eminent scholars as Professor S. Radhakrishnan, Professor T. Burrow, Professor S. N. Das and Dr Percival Spear.

     

     

    • Paperback
    • Publisher:?Oxford; Edition edition (1 December 1997)
    • Language:?English
    • ISBN-10:?0195639219
    • ISBN-13:?978-0195639216
    • Product Dimensions:?24.1 x 3.3 x 15.7 cm
    369.00500.00
    Title : A Cultural History of India
    Authors : A.L.Basham
    Edition : Edition edition (1 December 1997)
    ISBN-13 : 978-0195639216
    ISBN-10 : 195639219
    Publisher : Oxford
    Binding : Paperback
    Variation : New - Used
  • Meant for aspirants of Civil Services Preliminary and Main Examination, this book covers the syllabus of Indian Heritage and Culture for General Studies Paper I. A wide ranged knowledge base of the Indian, Art, paintings, music, and architecture has been presented with the help of several pictures and diagrams which will arouse the readers interest. There are questions at the end of each chapter which will help students prepare for the examinations.

    About the Authors

    Nitin Singhania, a native of Kolkata, holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Economics from Presidency College, Kolkata. He was a chartered accountant and company secretary by profession. He worked in Coal India Ltd. before joining the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) in 2013 and was allotted the West Bengal Cadre. Presently, he is working with the Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India, in the capacity of Assistant Secretary. He is the bestselling Authors of McGraw Hill’s Indian Art and Culture for Civil Services aspirants

    259.00367.00
    Title : Indian Art and Culture For Civil Services Preliminary and Main Examinations
    Edition : 2
    Pages : 632
    Publisher : McGraw Hill
    ISBN-13 : 9.78939E 12
    Binding : Paperback
    Variation : New - Used
  • Meant for aspirants of Civil Services Preliminary and Main Examination, this book covers the syllabus of Indian Heritage and Culture for General Studies Paper I. A wide ranged knowledge base of the Indian, Art, paintings, music, and architecture has been presented with the help of several pictures and diagrams which will arouse the readers interest. There are questions at the end of each chapter which will help students prepare for the examinations.

    About the Author

    Nitin Singhania, a native of Kolkata, holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Economics from Presidency College, Kolkata. He was a chartered accountant and company secretary by profession. He worked in Coal India Ltd. before joining the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) in 2013 and was allotted the West Bengal Cadre. Presently, he is working with the Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India, in the capacity of Assistant Secretary. He is the bestselling author of McGraw Hill’s Indian Art and Culture for Civil Services aspirants

    259.00367.00
    Title : Indian Art and Culture For Civil Services Preliminary and Main Examinations
    Edition : 2
    Pages : 632
    Publisher : McGraw Hill
    ISBN-13 : 9.78939E 12
    Binding : Paperback
    Variation : New - Used
  • People all around the world are fascinated by Indian history, culture and the way people are still connected with their roots. This book covers comprehensive Indian history that includes culture, religion, governance, social evolution, tradition, languages, philosophy and science. It reveals the glorious pas of India from the time of Harappa civilization and settlement to Aryan invasion theory.

    Starting from Indus Valley civilization along with detailed information about Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro, the book explores early time periods that throw light on India?s rich cultural heritage. It traces various time periods and eras of Indian history with extensive source of text, which is narrative, simple to understand and keeps the reader engaged.

    Following massive research and findings, the Authors has even explained about Aryan invasion theory in the book. Furthermore, the book even talks about evolution of Hindu religion that has been followed from the Harappa times and even at the time when Aryans invaded India.

    The book also highlights some common beliefs and influences in Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism. All regions in India are influenced by each other, but it was Jainism and Buddhism that mainly brought non-violence and vegetarian aspect into Indian religions.

    For those who are looking forward to learn some interesting facts about Indian history and culture, the book contains almost everything: from traces of ancient invasions to modern-day evolution for the readers to enjoy and gain knowledge about.

    About the Authors:

    A well-known historian, educationist, indologist and Authors, Arthur Llewellyn Basham is credited with having produced numerous books over the many decades he spent at teaching, studying and research.

     

    • Paperback:?416 pages
    • Publisher:?Picador; 2005 edition (21 February 2005)
    • Language:?English
    • ISBN-10:?0330439103
    • ISBN-13:?978-0330439107
    • Product Dimensions:?15.4 x 2.4 x 22.7 cm
    599.00 470.00
    Title : The Wonder That Was India: 1
    Authors : A.L. Basham
    Edition : Indian ed edition (15 December 2004)
    ISBN-13 : 978-0330439091
    Publisher : Picador
    Pages : 572
    Binding : Paperback
    Variation : New