BASHAM, A. L.
Title The Wonder That Was India: A Survey Of The Culture Of The Indian Sub-continent Before The Coming Of The Muslims.
Book Condition Softcover. Good condition.
Publisher Grove Press, New York: 1954.
Seller ID 41203X1
Offers an all-around view of Indian culture, its political life through the ages, its cults and doctrines, its social structures, arts, languages and literature, all within the covers of a single volume. Contains a pictorial record of ancient India with more than 200 half-tone illustrations, many never before published, and numerous line drawings and maps.
(Key Words: India, A. L. Basham, Varnas, Zoroastrianism, Hindu Society, Tamil, Sumerians, Smrti, Siva, Rg Veda, Rama, Vedic Poetry, Persia, Nirvana, Muslems, Manu, Mahabharata, Jainism, Karma, Upanishads, Dravidians, Dharma, Deccan, Ceylon, Buddhism, Buddha, Asoka, Arthasastra, Alexander the Great).