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ERIC Number: ED421369
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 116
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Literary Vision of Symbolic India: Removing the Veil and Stepping into Spiritual India. Fulbright-Hays Summer Seminars Abroad 1996 (India).
Barry, Patricia
This curriculum guide was developed to assist middle-school students in understanding the complexity of India. A slide presentation is used in combination with several activities for interdisciplinary study of India through literature and social studies. A comprehensive bibliography provides suggestions for further reading. Sections of the guide include: (1) Preface; (2) "Sacred India"; (3) "Hinduism"; (4) "Sadhus"; (5) "Buddhism"; (6) "Islam"; (7) "Sikhism"; (8) "Jainism"; (9) "Zoroastrianism"; (10) "Christianity and Judaism"; (11) "The Vedas and Upanishads"; (12) "The Ramayana"; (13) "The Mahabharata"; (14) "The Bhagavad Gita"; (15) "Music"; (16) "Dance"; (17) "The Mughals"; (18) "Sati"; (19) "The Ganges"; (20) "Nataraja"; (21) "Mahatma Gandhi"; (22) "The Bhagavad Gita and Henry David Thoreau"; (23) "Rabindranath Tagore"; (24) "Dhobi Wallahs"; (25) "Dhaba Lunches"; (26) "Indian Cuisine"; (27) "Child Labor in India"; (28) "Private Schools in India"; (29) (30) "Rice"; (31) "Climate"; (32) "Floor Designs of India"; (33) "Population"; and (34) "Recommended Reading-Bibliography." (EH)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: United States Educational Foundation in India.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: India