India - Its People, Culture, Professions and Languages

Ordered by

Post Date
Artefacts
Article/Essay
Event
Link
New Books
Rare BOOKS
Rare Manuscripts
Rare Maps
Rare Paintings
Rare Photographs
Sculpture
Video
 26 Nov 2020 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Potteries in Ancient India
By B.P. Sinha
Published by Patna University, Patna - 1969

Read book online:

https://bit.ly/3k6xj2e

Download pdf book:

https://bit.ly/354uAjq

Image:
A potter at work, with all the various utensils made surrounding him. Coloured stipp... Read More
 26 Nov 2020 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
History of Hand-spinning and Hand-weaving in India
By S.V. Puntambekar and N.S. Varadachari
Introduction by M.K.Gandhi
Published by The All India Spinners Association, Ahmedabad - 1926

Read book online:

https://bit.ly/3o52o8Y

Download pdf book:

https://bit.ly/34... Read More
 26 Nov 2020 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Food and Diet in the Mouryan Empire
Based on a study of Kautilya's Arthashastra by 'Krishivala'
Published by Madras Chamber of Agriculture - 1946

Read book online:

https://bit.ly/37kTUV6

Download pdf book:

https://bit.ly/2HfLqE9

Image:
Grinding corn
By Arthu... Read More
 26 Nov 2020 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Bengal Peasant Life
By Rev. Lal Behari Day
Published by Macmillan and Co., London - 1916

Read book online:

https://bit.ly/3o3i1h6

Download pdf book:

https://bit.ly/34cQylo

Image:

Native Women from Bengal
By Arthur William Devis
Watercolor, pen and gray i... Read More
 26 Nov 2020 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Bengal Sweets
By Mrs. J. Haldar
Published by Industry Publishers Ltd, Calcutta - 1948

Read book online:

https://bit.ly/37v6PUD

Download pdf book:

https://bit.ly/3kjkzFw

Book excerpt:

The romance of Bengali sweets

In the wide realm of confectionery Bengal... Read More
 22 Nov 2020 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Sketches of Indian Life
By Willam Whitelock Llyod
Published by Chapman and Hall, London - 1890

Read book online:

https://bit.ly/3nH0U3y

Download pdf book:

https://bit.ly/3kV16KM

Consists of 18 chromolithographic plates and full-page illustrations, with caption... Read More
 22 Nov 2020 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
INDIA- The landscape, the monuments and the people
By Martin Hurlimann
Published by D.B. Taraporevala and Sons, Bombay - 1932

Read book online:

https://bit.ly/3kUFjmH

Download pdf book:

https://bit.ly/3fq6sNg

Martin Hürlimann (12 November 1897 in Zürich – 4 Ma... Read More
 30 Jun 2019 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Women Of India
By Otto Rothfeld
With 48 full page illustrations by Rao Bahadur M.V. Dhurandhar
Published by D.B. Taraporevala Sons & Co., Bombay - 1920

Read book online:

http://bit.ly/2XSCQOS

Download pdf book:

http://bit.ly/2IGsriI

Book extract:

Many generations have pa... Read More
 14 Jun 2019
Digital Rare Book:
A Grammar of the Oldest Kanarese Inscriptions
By A.N. Narasimhia
Published by University of Mysore, Mysore - 1941

Read book online:

http://bit.ly/2IDsiNb

Download pdf book:

http://bit.ly/2MNV8j9

Image:
Kannada inscription dated 1509, of King Krishnadevaraya (Vijayanagara E... Read More
 14 Jun 2019 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
A History of Kanarese Literature
By Edward P. Rice
Published by Association Press, Calcutta - 1915

Read book online:

http://bit.ly/2ZwvdOH

Download pdf book:

http://bit.ly/2Ih8gcx

PREFACE

Fifty years ago very few, even of the Kanarese people themselves, had any idea of t... Read More
 5 Jul 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Jews In India And Far East
By J. Henry Lord
First published by Mission Press, Kolhapur - 1907

Read Book Online:

http://bit.ly/2sN6vIX

Download pdf Book:

http://bit.ly/2tq1qZ4

Image:
Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of a Jewish lady in European dress probably taken in t... Read More
 5 Jul 2017 Rare Photographs
An Armenian Jewess - 1870

Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of a young lady wearing an exotici mixture of eastern and European clothes. The inscripiton indicates that she comes from a Jewish merchant community which felt happier in the business environment of the day in adopting a Christian v... Read More
 16 Apr 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare book:
Annihilation of Caste with a Reply to Mahatma Gandhi
By B.R. Ambedkar
First published by Banasthali Press - 1936

Read book Online:

http://bit.ly/2oMjb4v

Download pdf Book:

http://bit.ly/2plqJvu Read More
 16 Apr 2017 Rare BOOKS
Who Were The Shudras?
By B.R. Ambedkar
Published by Thacker & Co., Bombay - 1946

Download pdf Book:

http://bit.ly/2pF8Rs4 Read More
 29 Mar 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Child in Ancient India
By Kamalabai Deshpande
Foreword by Moritz Winternitz
Published by The Author in Poona - 1936

Download pdf Book:

http://bit.ly/2niWZvg Read More
 14 Mar 2017 Video
Isn't this wonderful, even if it is in just one school? The India we look forward to. We are many religions but we are also one people. Read More
 12 Mar 2017 Rare Paintings
Holi festival, Musrshidabad or Calcutta, ca. 1795 - ca. 1805.

The Holi festival : men daubed with red powder proceed, dancing, singing and drumming towards a tank. In the centre, a man is being carried on a litter. Bystanders include ascetics and sweetmeat sellers. One of nine drawings depicting... Read More
 12 Mar 2017 Article/Essay
Essay:
Exploring the history of Hindu festivals: the ancient strands of Holākā
By By Manasatarangini T
Published in Indiafacts.org

In Hindu tradition there is a clear demarcation of at least three distinct classes of ritual observances: 1) The most conservative of these are the śrauta rituals th... Read More
 11 Mar 2017 Rare Paintings
A Muslim wedding, Calcutta, ca. 1795 - ca. 1805.

A Muslim wedding; the bridegroom's procession going to the bride's house by night. A gateway at left and elephants at right of the procession.

Text and image credit:
Copyright: © Victoria and Albert Museum, London Read More
 11 Mar 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Indian Muslims
By Mohammad Mujeeb
Published by Allen & Unwin, London - 1967

Download pdf Book:

http://bit.ly/2mSjMku

Summary:

This is an attempt to portray the life of Indian Muslims in all its aspects, beginning with the advent of the Muslim and ending with the present... Read More