ISBN 9789351037040,India Unlimited Book 2: A Cosmos of Cultures

India Unlimited Book 2: A Cosmos of Cultures



Scholastic Books

Publication Year 2015

ISBN 9789351037040

ISBN-10 9351037045


Number of Pages 172 Pages
Language (English)

Indian Culture

Which animal, whose scientific name is Bos frontalis, features on the state emblem of Nagaland? Based on the story of a man who lived in a tree for 15 years, which was Kiran Desai's first published work? Which sweetmeat, known in Odisha for centuries, is offered to Devi Lakshmi, consort of Lord Jagannath, just after the Rath Yatra? Over 400 brilliantly researched questions on India's culture and literature await you inside Book 2 of the India Unlimited series. From the symbolism of the Panchatantra to the exact documentation by European travelers to India, from folk drama to regional foods to traditional handicrafts of Indian states, from the rooted wisdom of the Vedas to the quirky irreverence of pulp fiction and graphic novels, here are insights into India as it lives and evolves from one day to the next. 400 fabulous questions

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