India's Culture: The State, the Arts, and Beyond (Second Edition)

By: Balmiki Prasad SIngh

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How do we understand India’s culture? This book takes us on a fascinating journey of exploring this country through analyses of broader themes and events and some personal accounts. India’s Culture investigates India’s diversified cultural base— language and literature; religion and spirituality; visual and performing arts; philosophy, science, and economics; and India’s role in Asia. It discusses the relationship between the state and market, the debates regarding cultural preservation, harmonious aspects of Indian culture, the role of administration and the government agencies like Archaeological Survey of India. This second edition carries an introduction, a postscript, and a new appendix which provide substantial information about links between India’s culture and important contemporary issues like ecology, sustainable development, democracy, pluralism, and peaceful co-existence.

Title: India's Culture: The State, the Arts, and Beyond (Second Edition)

Author Name: Balmiki Prasad SIngh

Categories: India, History, Culture, and Politics,

Edition: Second Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2009

ISBN: 0198060637

ISBN 13: 9780198060635

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 15 x 23 Cm

Seller ID: 026187

Keywords: India's Culture