A cultural history of India
Oxford University Press, 07/05/1998 - 585 páginas
This book, edited by the well-known historian A. L. Basham, presents a comprehensive survey of Indian culture, covering such aspects as religion, philosophy, social organization, literature, art. architecture, music and science. It includes a special section dealing with the influence of
Indian civilization on the rest of the world, as well as details of the political history of the region to provide a chronological framework for the non-specialist. Contributors include such eminent scholars as Radhakrishnan, Burrow, Das, and Spear.
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Introduction A L Basham I
the ancient heritage
ni The Early Aryans T Burrow
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Akbar ancient Arabic architecture Aryan Asian Aurangzeb became Bengal bhakti brahmans British Buddha Buddhist Calcutta caste centre century a.d. Christian civilization classical court culture Deccan Delhi devotional dharma dhin divine doctrine Dravidian Dravidian languages Dynasty early East Emperor Empire epic Greek groups Gujarat Gupta Guru Hindi Hindu Hinduism important Indian music Indo-Aryan Indus influence Iran Islam Jaina Jainism Khan king kingdom Krishna language later literary literature London Maratha Mauryan medieval modern Mohenjo-daro monks mosque movement Mughal Muhammad Muslim nationalist north India original painting Pakistan Panjab period Persian philosophy poet poetry political popular Portuguese ragas raja Rama rdga region religion religious rulers Samaj Sanskrit scholars schools Shah Shah Jahan Shaikh Sikh Siva social reform society songs soul south Indian South-East Asia spiritual story style subcontinent sufis Sultan Tamil tdlas temples texts tion tradition Upanishads Urdu Veda Vedic West Western