The Dances Of India Are Among The Oldest Dance Genres Still Widely Practiced Today. In Recent Years They Have Become Increasingly Known And Appreciated All Over The World. This Book Details The History Of The Several Styles Of Indian Dance And Gives An Account Of The Cultural, Religious, Social And Political Factors Which Influenced Their Growth And Development. There Are Fascinating Side-Lights On The Etiquette And Mores Of Indian Society. Many Of The Myths And Legends Which Form The Subject Matter Of The Dances Are Recounted And Theories Suggested To Explain Their Inspiration And Sources.This Is A Comprehensive Survey For Readers Who Want To Relate The Classical Dances To The Broader Background Of Indian Culture. For Students, Indian And Non- Indian, It Provides Valuable Historic And Technical Information; And For Dance Lovers It Serves As A Guide Telling Them What To Look For In A Performance. There Is, In Addition, An Overview Of India'S Many Folk Dances. The Glossary Of Terms Germane To The Different Styles Is A Useful Adjunct As Is The Bibliography.In The Latter Part Of This Book The Achievements Of Leading Delhi-Based Dancers Are Recorded And, At The Same Time, New Talent Is Readily Recognized.Written By An Acknowledged Authority, India'S Dances Is, Quite Simply, A Defmitive Volume On Some Of This Country'S Most. Enduring Contributions To World Culture.
Published by Abhinav Publications on 07/17/2019
Book details: 315 pages.
Discusses Indian traditions, culture, religion, media, literature, and arts.
Published by Greenwood Publishing Group on 07/17/2019
Book details: 210 pages.
Published by APH Publishing on 01/01/2000
Book details: 799 pages.
India 2018 - A Reference Annual is a comprehensive digest of country's progress in different fields. The book deal with all aspects of development-from rural to urban, industry to infrastructure, science and technology, art and culture, economy, health, defence, education and mass communication. The sections on general knowledge, current affairs, sports and important events, are a must read for comprehensive understanding of these fields. With its authenticity of facts and data, the book is a treasure for students, researchers and academicians.
Published by Publications Division Ministry of Information & Broadcasting on 02/26/2018
Book details: 799 pages.
This Book Shows How The Culture Of India Emerged As A Result Religio-Spiritual Thinking Of The Indian Seers And Saints. Discussing The Ethnic Composition And Foreign Elements In Indian History, It Provides A Deep Insight In To The Four Asramas Brahmacharya, Grihasthya, Vanaprastha And Sanyasa. Also It Takes A Close Look At Marriage, Sex Relations, Status Of Women, Spirituality, Religion, Philosophy, Language, Literature, Art And Living Conditions Of The People.
Published by Concept Publishing Company on 01/01/1998
Book details: 192 pages.
Published by Infobase Publishing on 01/01/2006
Book details: 348 pages.
Published by Concept Publishing Company on 01/01/1992
Book details: 280 pages.
Acclaimed to be by far the most sophisticated general study on Indian politics. Politics in India unfolds, here with insight and acumen and the vastness and confusion of the Indian political scene is elaborately discussed. This book is the first comprehensive treatment of the Indian political system examined from different vantage points and drawing together the contribution of various disciplines into a common framework.
Published by Orient Blackswan on 01/01/1970
Book details: 470 pages.
Published by Univ of California Press on 01/01/1990
Book details: 324 pages.
This fourth edition of A History of India presents the grand sweep of Indian history from antiquity to the present in a compact and readable survey. The authors examine the major political, economic, social and cultural forces which have shaped the history of the subcontinent. Providing an authoritative and detailed account, Hermann Kulke and Dietmar Rothermund emphasize and analyze the structural pattern of Indian history. The fourth edition of this highly accessible book brings the history of India up to date to consider, for example, the recent developments in the Kashmir conflict. Along with a new glossary, this edition also includes expanded discussions of the Mughal empire and the economic history of India.
Published by Psychology Press on 07/17/2019
Book details: 432 pages.