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India: A Cultural Decline or Revival?

By: Bharat Gupt

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024114

ISBN: 8124604592

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 254. View more info

India: A Cultural Decline or Revival?

By: Bharat Gupt

Price: $6.35

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100389

ISBN: 8124604606

Condition: New


It is often taken for granted that Independence from the British rule also ushered an era of cultural and social freedom in India. The author wishes to examine if that is true or if a cultural decline set in soon after. Based on a verse in the Pancatantra, the book has been divided into six parts: Eka (person), Kula (family), Grama (habitat), Janapada (land), Prithvi (earth) and Atma. Issues of education; conflicts between the classes, regions, jatis, languages and religions; expansion of proselytizers; lack of governance; tensions between the legislators and judiciary; rise of unbridled consu... View more info