Indian Art and Culture

Indian Art and Culture

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Meant for Aspirants of the Civil Services (Preliminary and Mains) examination, this book covers the syllabus of Indian Heritage and Culture of the General Studies Paper I. The author has provided a wide ranged knowledge base on Indian art, paintings, music and architecture with the help of several pictures and diagrams which he believes, will help arouse the reader’s interest. The content is also supported with a plethora of questions that will help students to prepare for the examination.

About the Author

Nitin Singhania holds a bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Economics from Presidency college, Kolkata. He is a Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary also. He worked in Coal India Ltd. Before joining the Indian Administrative Services (IAS) in 2013 in West Bengal Cadre. He has deep interest in Indian art and culture and is known for guiding students in this area. Presently he is posted as Assistant Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. Earlier, he has worked as Assistant Collector in Burdwan, West Bengal.



Table of Contents:
Section-A — VISUAL ARTS Chapter 1 Indian Architecture, Sculpture and Pottery Chapter 2 Indian Paintings Chapter-3 Indian Handicrafts Chapter-4 UNESCO’S List of Tangible Heritage Sites in India Section-B — PERFORMING ARTS Chapter-5 Indian Music Chapter-6 Indian Dance Forms Chapter-7 Indian Theatre Chapter-8 Indian Puppetry Chapter-9 Indian Circus Chapter-10 UNESCO’S List of Intangible Cultural Heritage Section-C — CULTURE OF INDIA Chapter-11 Languages In India Chapter-12 Religions In India Chapter-13 Indian Literature Chapter-14 Schools of Philosophy Chapter-15 Indian Cinema Chapter-16 Science and Technology Through the Ages Chapter-17 Calendars In India Chapter-18 Fairs and Festivals of India Chapter-19 Awards and Honours Chapter-20 Law and Culture Chapter-21 Martial Art in India Chapter-22 Cultural Institutions in India Section-D — APPENDICES Appendix-1 Delhi - A City of Seven Sisters Appendix-2 Bhakti and Sufi Movement Appendix-3 Famous Personalities of India Appendix-4 Places of Cultural Interest
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9789385880490
Publisher: McGraw Hill Education (India) Pvt Ltd.
Binding: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN-10: 9385880497
Publisher Date: Nov'2015
Edition: 1
No of Pages: 504
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