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Countries Of The World By David

Countries Of The World by David

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An illustrated account of India which includes discussion of the diversity of its wildlife and terrain, the contrast between city and country life, the people themselves and their languages and religions. It concludes with a look at what the future holds for India.

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Countries Of The World by David

This illustrated account of India and its people is part of the Countries of the World series which is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to different countries of the world. The books highlight distinctive features of each country and so enable children to compare and contrast their lives with those of children from other lands and cultures. Some of the social, economic and environmental issues facing each country are also discussed. In this book, the author looks at India. He outlines the history of the country and describes its diverse religions and languages, the wildlife and the terrain. The contrasts between the rich and the poor and between city and country life are highlighted and there are chapters on the education system, government, farming, industry, the arts, architecture and Indian cuisine. David Cumming also examines religious, cultural and political conflicts and concludes with a look at the future of India. The author has also written Pakistan in the same series.

Table of Contents

Welcome to India; land and climate; wildlife; times past; religion; people; language; cities; country life; growing up in a city; growing up in a village; education; food and drink; leisure and pleasure; the arts; farming; industry; transport; health; government; facing the future.

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Countries Of The World by David
Used - Very Good
Hachette Children's Group
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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