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Author: Stanley A Wolpert
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : Updated ed. with a new prefaceView all editions and formats
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The story of an ancient civilization, reborn as a modern nation. More a continent than a single nation, India is home to over one-fifth of humanity yet remains unknown to most non-Indians, barely  Read more...

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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley A Wolpert
ISBN: 0520221729 9780520221727
OCLC Number: 42678037
Description: xii, 273 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface to the 1991 edition --
Preface to the 1999 edition --
Environment --
Historic prologue --
Religion and philosophy --
Society --
Arts and sciences --
Polity and foreign policy --
Suggested additional reading.
Responsibility: Stanley Wolpert.
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"Wolpert understands India. . . . Fluent, wide-ranging and often wise, this volume is a useful addition to a shelf of books on India."--Shashi Tharoor, "Washington Post Book World

 
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