The Culture of India - Encyclopedia Britannica

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The Culture of India

Format : eBook




Book Description

Heir to a diverse array of traditions, the Indian subcontinent boasts customs that are distinguished by a constant juxtaposition of the ancient and the modern. The omnibus culture that has resulted from a rich history reflects an accommodation of ideas from across the globe and over time. This inviting narrative examines the tapestry of major events and beliefs that imbue everyday Indian life with vitality, and it presents the remarkable achievements in writing and the arts that have influenced individuals throughout the world.

APA Citation:

Kuiper, K. (Ed.). (2011). Understanding India: The Culture of India. Retrieved from

MLA Citation:

Kuiper, Kathleen, ed. The Culture of India: Understanding India. Chicago: Britannica Educational Publishing, 2011. Britannica E-Books. Web. 17 May 2011. <>.