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Baker & Taylor
Featuring more than one thousand full-color illustrations and photographs, a stunning visual tour of India captures the country's rich diversity of landscape, beliefs, lifestyles, people, places, customs, art and architecture, and history.

Book News
Sumptuously illustrated, but containing an engaging and detailed text, this beautiful volume presents a thorough overview of the culture, history, people, and places of India. An initial section contains a series of breathtaking photos in 2-page plates surveying the country's landscape and sights. Subsequent sections contain the country's history and cultures described in a timeline chronology heavily illustrated by photos of artefacts, followed by a section profiling Indians from various castes and regions at work and home. Other sections, all equally rich in their images, describe religion, architecture, and travel. Oversized: 12x10.25". Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: New York : DK Pub., 2008
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 9780756639778
Characteristics: 371 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 31 cm
Additional Contributors: Eraly, Abraham


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