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India's Culture: The State, the Arts, and Beyond

Balmiki Prasad Singh


This book takes us on a fascinating journey of exploring India through analyses of broader themes and events and some personal accounts. It investigates India's diversified cultural base — language and literature; religion and spirituality; visual and performing arts; philosophy, science, and economics; and India's role in Asia. The volume also discusses the relationship between the state and market, the debates regarding cultural preservation, harmonious aspects of Indian culture, the role of administration and the government agencies. This book integrates the two ideas — the uniqueness of In ... More

Keywords: Indian culture, language, literature, religion, spirituality, visual arts, performing arts, philosophy, cultural preservation, India

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780198060635
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198060635.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Balmiki Prasad Singh, author