An ABC of Indian Culture
A Personal Padayatra of Half a Century into India
By (author) Peggy Holroyde
ABC of Indian Culture by Peggy Holroyde
Book DescriptionAn authentic interpretation of over 400 Indian concepts and practices derived from a personal exploration of India, over a period of 50 years. 'Padayatra' is a journey on foot and each selected concept and practice is treated as a stepping-stone in a journey to understanding what India is all about. The book is a sensitive and sophisticated introduction to India for an intelligent and serious readership, and will also be invaluable as a reference text for libraries, cultural exchange agencies, business orientation courses-especially for those anticipating an extended interaction with India.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781890206550
(185mm x 220mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Grantha Corporation
Publisher: Grantha Corporation
Publish Date: 15-Jul-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Peggy Holroyde
Peggy Holroyde was born in 1924 in England and studied Hindu philosophy and Buddhist thinking under Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, at Oxford.
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