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India / written by Manini Chatterjee and Anita Roy.

Author/creator Chatterjee, Manini, 1961-
Other author/creatorRoy, Anita.
Format Book and Print
Edition1st American ed.
Publication InfoNew York : Dorling Kindersley, 2002.
Description61 pages, 3 unnumbered pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 28 cm.
Subject(s)
Portion of title Eyewitness India
Series DK eyewitness books ; 122
DK eyewitness books ; 122. ^A689301
Contents Diverse land - First great civilizations -- Land of the Buddha -- Two ancient empires -- Conflicts in the north -- Kingdoms of the south -- Great Mughals -- Taj Mahal -- Arrival of the Europeans -- British Raj -- Struggle for freedom -- Free India -- Life in the village -- Big cities -- Art & sculpture -- Traditional craftwork -- Fabrics & weaves -- Jewelry -- Literary tradition -- Music -- Classical dance -- Cinema & theater -- Mouthwatering cuisine -- Animal kingdom -- Science & technology -- Medicine & healing -- Religion & beliefs -- Rites & rituals -- Festivals.
Abstract Here is a compelling and visually stunning guide to the rich diversity of life in India. Photographs show fascinating customs and rituals together with exquisite artworks, artifacts, and temples--offering a unique "eyewitness" of the intriguing nation.
General noteIncludes index.
LCCN 2003542754
ISBN0789489716 (cover)
ISBN9780789489715 (cover)
ISBN0789490293
ISBN9780789490292
Stock number1124157 QBI

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