Indian Art & Culture

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Capstone Classroom, Aug 4, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 56 pages
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This series takes an in-depth look at both the decorative and functional art and design of a given culture. The engaging text explains how the art ties in to the culture, what it means, why it was created, and what it's used for or represents. Fine art, architecture, music and theater, cookware, clothing and textiles and other topics are all discussed. Feature boxes highlight fascinating bits of information on a specific topic, such as African embroidery.
 

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Contents
4
Architecture
10
Wall Painting and Decoration
16
Painting
24
Ceramics
32
Wood Carving
38
Stories and Writing
44
Further Resources
52
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Jane Bingham is an experienced writer for young adults. She has written over 100 nonfiction books on a variety of topics. Jane has a first class degree in English Literature and an M. Phil in History of Art and is currently a Royal Literary Fund Fellow at Oxford Brookes University. She has two sons and three stepsons and lives in Oxford, England.

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