Using the Census of India, these essays attempt to discern the geographic factors that affect the cultural patterns of India, in such areas as marriage, dietary habits, literacy, and languageIn some of the larger houses one may find a small, Western-style salon, its cupboards full of Victorian knickknacks placed there by a departed generation ... The bedrooms are small and dark, the only adornment being a few pictures and china figurines. ... The extent of the interior landscape upon which attention is focused is revealed by the fact that some areas of the house may have been furnished oranbsp;...
|Title||:||An Exploration of India|
|Author||:||David Edward Sopher|
|Publisher||:||Cornell Univ Pr - 1980-06|