TMH Indian Art & Culture 3rd Edition

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PublisherTATA MCGRAW HILL AuthorNitin Singhania ISBN9789353168193 LanguageEnglish GenreHistory BindingPaperback Publication DateAugust 26, 2019

About the book

This book offers comprehensive and latest information covering the broad field of knowledge on Indian art, paintings, music, and architecture for the aspirants of Civil Services Preliminary and Main Examinations. Apart from two new chapters and one appendix, the chapters have been enriched with details to make it more focused and comprehensive. There are questions at the end of each chapter which will help students prepare for the examinations.

Salient Features:-

1. All new four colour edition 2. Comprehensive 4 sections: Visual arts, Performing arts, Culture of India and Appendices 3. New chapters on a. Buddhism and Jainism b. India through the eyes of foreign travelers 4. New appendix on Current affairs related to Indian Art and Culture 5. Videos related to the chapters available through QR codes 6. Key word in every chapter highlighted in colour 7. Updated Previous Year Questions and Answers of UPSC Preliminary and Main Examination

Table of Content:

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 World 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 Martial Arts in India

Chapter 11 UNESCO’S List of Intangible Cultural Heritage

Section-C — Culture of India

Chapter 12 Languages in India Chapter

13 Religion in India

Chapter 14 Buddhism and Jainism

Chapter 15 Indian Literature

Chapter 16 Schools of Philosophy

Chapter 17 Indian Cinema

Chapter 18 Science and Technology through the Ages

Chapter 19 Calendars in India

Chapter 20 Fairs and Festivals of India

Chapter 21 Awards and Honours

Chapter 22 Law and Culture

Chapter 23 Cultural Institutions in India

Chapter 24 Coins in Ancient and Medieval India

Chapter 25 Indian Culture Abroad

Chapter 26 India through the eyes of Foreign Travellers

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: Recent Geographical Indications

Appendix-5: Indian Art and Culture (Current Affairs)