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Hachette Indiapedia


Classification : Reference
Pub Date : Sep 15, 2013
Imprint : Hachette India Children'S Books
Page Extent : 256
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9789350097335
Price : 175

About the book

Tired of sifting through thousands of websites for a school projects? Bored of flipping through thick history books for an overview of a dynasty? Sick of staring at maps to understand the land forms of the country and going crazy searching the newspaper archives to understand the Reservation Bill? Don't worry! Help is at hand for Hachette brings you a super compendium of information - Indiapedia: All-India Factfinder. This useful reference book will introduce you the different aspects of India from history to economy, from geography to the flora and fauna, from sports to an Indian cinema timeline. With sections on just about every aspect of India, this book is a must-have for every student to know more about their country and use for school projects, essays, quizzes and general General Knowledge enhancement.

And that's not all, there is a special section on the 100 extraordinary things about India



The book covers a whole variety of subjects:

* An Introduction to India and National Symbols

* History (Ancient, Medieval and Modern India Timeline, Main dynasties and Kings, A list of India's top 10 freedom fighters, A List of Indian Prime Ministers and Presidents)

*The Indian Constitution and Structure of the Government (The Indian Constitution, Fundamental Rights, the Government - Legislative, Executive and Judiciary. The President's Oath, Indian Defence Forces, Weapons)

*Indian States and Union Territories (Brief History, Statistics and Interesting Facts)

* The Main Tribes of India and Reservation

* Geography (Regional Highlights, Natural wonders, Highest, lowest, deepest wettest records)

*Flora and Fauna (Forest Cover, Endemic Species of India - flora and fauna, Endangered species - flora and fauna, Extinct Species, Conservation Projects, List of top 10 most visited National Parks

*Economy and Industry (introduction/overview, major industries in India, FDI, Top 10 Companies in India

*Science and Technology (overview, Top 5 Indian scientists, Top 5 Indian innovations, India's Space program, ISRO)

* Religion (Overview, Main Religions of India, Top 10 religious monuments of India, Top 10 pilgrimage sites of India, Main Spiritual Leaders of India, Main Religious Festivals of India)

* Languages, Food and Costumes of India (main languages, state-wise food highlights, main costumes of India)

* Sports (traditional Sports of India, modern sports of india, Top 10 Sports stars, Indian record holders in Sports)

*Arts and Culture (Literature, Art, Music, theatre, dance, stars in the field, Bollywood timeline, Crafts of India, Top 10 crafts, Media in India, Top 10 televison channels and newspapers)

* 100 Extraordinary Things about India (from the efficient dabbawallas to the largest film industry in the world, India is a country that breaks records and has a rich cultural and historical tradition that is entirely unique)
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