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A Cultural History of India by A. L. Basham

A Cultural History of India

Editor(s): A. L. Basham
606 pages, frontispi
01 Dec 1997
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This book, edited by the well-known historian A. L. Basham, presents a comprehensive survey of Indian culture, covering such aspects as religion, philosophy, social organization, literature, art. architecture, music and science. It includes a special section dealing with the influence of Indian civilization on the rest of the world, as well as details of the political history of the region to provide a chronological framework for the non-specialist. Contributors include such eminent scholars as Professor S. Radhakrishnan, Professor T. Burrow, Professor S. N. Das and Dr Percival Spear.

Indologists, historians.

A. L. Basham (1914-86) was one of the world's foremost scholars of ancient Indian culture and religion.