9780778797517

India the Culture

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  • ISBN13:

    9780778797517

  • ISBN10:

    0778797511

  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-11-01
  • Publisher: CRABTREE PUBLISHING COMPANY
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Summary

For ages 9-14. Explore ancient religions and other facets of India's rich and colourful culture in this newly-revised edition of India the culture. Breathtaking photographs highlight the updated text including the marriage dowry now officially outlawed, the salwar kameez worn by Muslim and Sikh women, and a recipe for Indian ice cream. Other topics include: India's many religious sects; art and crafts; how to wrap a sari; festivals and wedding customs; theatre, dance, and food.

Table of Contents

Distinctly Indian!
4(6)
Rooted in religion
6(4)
Holy water
10(2)
Indian art
12(2)
Everyday crafts
14(2)
Colorful and comfortable
16(2)
Festivals and celebrations
18(4)
Seven wedding promises
22(2)
Performing arts
24(4)
The flavors of India
28(2)
Good times
30(2)
Glossary and Index 32

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