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Author Srinivasan, Radhika, 1951-

Title India / Radhika Srinivasan [and] Leslie Jermyn.

Publication Info. New York : Marshall Cavendish, 2002.

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 Coal City PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - CCBB-2  J 954 SRI    AVAILABLE
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Edition Second edition.
Description 144 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Cultures of the world
Cultures of the world.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references ([p. 141]-142) and index.
Contents Geography: Mountains and rivers -- Seasons and climate -- Natural resources -- Wildlife -- Population -- History: Birth of religions -- The Greek gift and King Asoka -- Golden age of the Guptas -- Southern India -- Medieval India -- Mughal splendor -- Arrival of the Europeans -- British India -- Modern India -- Government: The federal system of government -- The constitution -- Political leaders -- Economy: Infrastructure, money, and trade -- Energy -- Agriculture -- Mining and manufacturing -- Environment: India's natural diversity -- Endangered mammals -- Environmental threats -- Environmental protection -- Indians: People of the Kashmir Valley -- Punjabis and Rajasthanis -- People of India's heartland -- Eastern Indians -- People of Bengal, Sikkim, and Orissa -- Southern Indians -- Western Indians -- Lifestyle: The patriarchal system -- The caste system -- The changing faces of women -- Childhood -- Traditional marriage -- Modern marriage -- Old age -- The Hindu view of life and death -- Karma -- Superstitions -- Rituals and sacrifices -- Village life -- City life -- Religion: Hinduism -- Buddhism -- Jainism -- Sikhism -- Islam -- Christianity -- Zoroastrianism -- Tantrikas -- Language: Scripts -- Tamil tradition -- Southern languages -- Northern languages -- Sanskrit literature -- Hindi -- Gestures and expressions -- Arts: Folk art -- Poetry -- Music -- Musical instruments -- Classical dance -- Theater -- Architecture -- Leisure: Storytelling -- Traditional pastimes -- Games from the past -- Kabaddi and yoga -- Modern sports -- Festivals: Common festivals -- Family festivals -- Festival myths and legends -- Deepavali and Holi -- Gods' and saints' birthdays -- Village fairs -- Tests of faith -- Food: Food varieties -- Habits and practices -- Taboos and preferences -- Chickn akbar -- Ponggal.
Summary Introduces the geography, history, religious beliefs, government, and people of India.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 9.4 5.0 68797.
Subject India -- Juvenile literature.
India.
India. (OCoLC)fst01210276
Genre/Form Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Added Author Jermyn, Leslie.
ISBN 0761413545
9780761413547

 
    
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