Mirrors of Indian culture

  • 215 Pages
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  • English
Sundeep Prakashan , Delhi
Art -- India., India -- Civilization -- To 1200., India -- Antiqui


India, I

StatementK. Krishna Murthy.
LC ClassificationsDS425 .K7 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 215 p., [44] p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3150914M
LC Control Number82905388

The present book highlights the various aspects of Indian culture of the preceding and succeeding centuries of the Christian era. The author has divided the book into three major sections, viz.

material culture, sculpture, art and architecture, The coiffures, weapons, musical instruments, games and amusements of the ancients discussed in the 5/5(2). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Krishna Murthy, K.

Mirrors of Indian culture. Delhi: Sundeep Prakashan, (OCoLC) Document Type. He is also a former professor of History and Indian Culture in Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, Prashanthinilayam and its first Dean Faculty of Arts for some time.

A prolific writer, he has authored about thirty books and hundreds of research papers in various national and international journals of repute.5/5(1).

The Institute of Culture, Calcutta has published The Cultural Heritage of India.

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Blurring Borders of Setting and Culture Sayantani DasGupta’s The Serpent’s Secret (Scholastic, ), the first book in the Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond series, creates a prism by blurring the borders of setting and culture.

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is a teenager growing up on the Spokane Reservation. differences. Multicultural literature can feature one specific culture in a story/book, or more than one culture and their interaction.

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Multicultural literature can reflect children’s own culture (mirror), as well as providing a window to other cultures.

Value on a personal level (Mirror): Mirrors allow readers to see images and reflections.Tradition. I, Rigoberta Menchu opens with a thorough, textured account of the traditions that surround the process of giving birth in Rigoberta’s culture. Throughout the book, Rigoberta repeatedly returns to explanations and descriptions of traditions surrounding other aspects of Quiche Indian life, including marriage, death, and the harvesting of the maize.In Indian mirror work, the use of mirrors widely represents the breathtaking landscapes and nature of India.

For instance, the Kathi community of Gujarat, known for incorporating mirror work alongside other handicrafts, traditionally use mirrors as a flower motif’s centrepiece or the eyes of an animal motif.