ISBN 9788179305188,Facets of Indian Culture 2014 (English)

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ISBN 9788179305188
Publisher

Spectrum Books Ltd.

Publication Year 2014
ISBN-13

ISBN 9788179305188

ISBN-10 817930518X
Binding

Paperback

Number of Pages 520 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

UPSC

Facets Of Indian Culture is a comprehensive guide on Indian culture for candidates preparing for various competitive examinations. In addition, the book comprises of chapters on religion and philosophy, music, dance, theater and cinema, art and architecture and language and literature. In addition, the book consists of several solved and unsolved questions for thorough practice and revision. This book is essential for candidates preparing for the Civil Services and other such examinations.
 
About the author -:
 
1.Indian Culture: An Introduction
Understanding Culture
Indian Values
Cultural Continuity

2.Religion and Philosophy
Hinduism
Jainism
Buddhism
Sikhism
Islam
Christianity
Zoroastrianism
Judaism
Ideas and Terms
Some Noted Personalities
Festivals and Fairs
 
3.Music
Basics
Two Styles of Classical Music
Hindustani Music Compositions
Karnatak Music Compositions
Modern Developments
Some Famous Personalities Associated with Music
Musical Instruments
Folk Traditions
Indi-pop
Gharanas
 
4.Dance
Basic Aspects of Dance
Classical Dance Forms
Folk Dances (Statewise)
Modern Dance
 
5.Drama
Classical Theatre
Folk Theatre
Puppetry
Recent Developments in Drama
Unesco Inscribes Three Indian Performing Art Forms
World’s Longest Running One-Man Show
 
6.The Cinema
Hindi Cinema
Regional Cinema
Art Cinema
Bollywood
Music in Hindi Films
Dances in Hindi Films
Film Awards
Film-Related Institutes and Organisations
Parallel Cinema
 
7.Architecture, Art and Craft
Architecture and Sculpture
Metal Sculpture
Painting
Folk Painting Traditions
Crafts
Cave and Rock-Cut Architecture
Famous Stupas
Temple Styles - Nagara, Dravida and Vesara
 
8.Language and Literature
Sanskrit
Assamese
Bengali
Bodo
Dogri
Gujarati
Hindi
Kannada
Kashmiri
Konkani
Maithili
Malayalam
Manipuri
Marathi
Nepali
Odia
Punjabi
Santhali
Sindhi
Tamil
Telugu
Urdu
Persian Language and Indian Literature
Indian Writing in English
Famous Literary Personalities
 
9.Media and Culture
Information and the Evolution and Spread of Cultures
Mass Media and their Role in Modern Times
Press and Culture
Electronic Media and its Impact on Culture
The Internet and its Impact on Culture
 
10.Promotion and Preservation of Culture
Governmental Institutions
Private Institutions
India in World Heritage
 
Appendices
1. Martial Arts of India
2. Places of Cultural Interest

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