Modern India

Modern India

by William Curtis
     
 

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Modern India

BY William Eleroy CurtisAuthor of "The Turk and His Lost Provinces," "To-day in Syria and Palestine," "Egypt, Burma and British Malaysia," etc.TABLE OF CONTENTS

I. The Eye of IndiaII. The City of BombayIII. Servants, Hotels, and Cave TemplesIV. The Empire of IndiaV. Two Hindu WeddingsVI. The Religions of IndiaVII. How India Is GovernedVIII. The

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Modern India

BY William Eleroy CurtisAuthor of "The Turk and His Lost Provinces," "To-day in Syria and Palestine," "Egypt, Burma and British Malaysia," etc.TABLE OF CONTENTS

I. The Eye of IndiaII. The City of BombayIII. Servants, Hotels, and Cave TemplesIV. The Empire of IndiaV. Two Hindu WeddingsVI. The Religions of IndiaVII. How India Is GovernedVIII. The Railways of IndiaIX. The City of AhmedabadX. Jeypore and its MaharajaXI. About Snakes and TigersXII. The Rajputs and Their CountryXIII. The Ancient Mogul EmpireXIV. The Architecture of the MogulsXV. The Most Beautiful of BuildingsXVI. The Quaint Old City of DelhiXVII. The Temples and Tombs at DelhiXVIII. Thugs, Fakirs and Nautch DancersXIX. Simla and the PunjabXX. Famines and Their AntidotesXXI. The Frontier QuestionXXII. The Army in IndiaXXIII. Muttra, Lucknow and CawnporeXXIV. Caste and the Women of IndiaXXV. Education in IndiaXXVI. The Himalyas and the Invasion of ThibetXXVII. Benares, the Sacred CityXXVIII. American Missions in IndiaXXIX. Cotton, Tea and OpiumXXX. Calcutta, the Capital of India

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MODERN INDIA

Map of IndiaA Bombay StreetThe Clock Tower and University Buildings, BombayVictoria Railway Station, BombayNautch DancersBody ready for Funeral Pyre, Bombay Burning GhatMohammedans at PrayerHuthi Singh's Tomb, AhmedabadStreet Corner, JeyporeThe Maharaja of JeyporeHall of the Winds, JeyporeElephant Belonging to the Maharaja of JeyporeTomb of Etmah Dowlah, AgraPortrait of Shah JehanPortrait of Akbar, the Great MogulThe Taj MahalInterior of Taj MahalTomb of Sheik Salim, FattehpurA Corner in DelhiHall of Marble and Mosaics, Palace of Moguls, DelhiTomb of Amir Khusran, Persian Poet, Delhi"Kim," the Chela and the Old LamaA Ekka, or Road CartA Team of "Critters"Group of Famous Brahmin PunditsTomb of Akbar, the Great MogulAudience Chamber of the Mogul Palace, AgraA Hindu AsceticA Hindu BarberBodies ready for Burning, BenaresGreat Banyan Tree, Botanical Garden, CalcuttaThe Princes of Pearls

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781478116899
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
08/13/2012
Pages:
422
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.86(d)

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