Description

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.


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 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


Key Features:-

  • Use for Civil Services Prelims & Mains
  • Art and culture for Mains preparation
  • Art and culture for Prelims preparation
  • PSC books for Art and culture, Indian Art Books on UPSC
  • Detail of Indian Art, Indian Culture, Indian Art books

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General Information  
Author(s)Nitin Singhania
PublisherLexis Nexis
Edition1st
ISBN9789385880490
Pages504
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearNovember 2015