India

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ABDO, Aug 1, 2011 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 144 pages
Explore diverse landscapes, travel back in time, and discover unique populations, all without leaving your chair! Start your international tour in India, land of Bollywood, the Taj Mahal, monsoons, more than 1 billion people, and so much more. This colorful, informative book introduces India's history, geography, culture, climate, government, economy, and other significant features. Sidebars, maps, fact pages, a glossary, a timeline, historic images and full-color photos, and well-placed graphs and charts enhance this engaging title. Countries of the World is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER 1 A Visit to India
7
Political Boundaries of India
9
Snapshot
17
A Land of Variety
19
Geography of India
21
Climate of India
23
Rich Biodiversity
31
An Epic Past
45
A New Superpower?
105
Resources of India
110
CHAPTER 9 India Today
117
Timeline
128
Facts At Your Fingertips
130
Glossary
134
Additional Resources
136
Source Notes
138

Diverse Yet United
59
Population Density of India
60
A Colorful Nation
73
A Plural Democracy
91

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