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Concise Encyclopaedia of India: Places of Historical and Tourist Interest (Volume 5)

K R Gupta (Editor) Amita Gupta (Editor)
Synopsis The present book, concise encyclopedia of India, is a compendium of diverse aspects of India which is one of the oldest civilizations with a kaleidoscopic variety, rich cultural heritage and multifaceted socio-economic progress. The idea behind bringing out this book is to help one and all in understanding the country and its unity in diversity. In its three volumes, the encyclopaedia encompasses a remarkably wide range of topics related to India-its history, physiography, people, population, national symbols, national leaders, languages and literatures, art, culture, defence, education, economy, polity, foreign policy and relations, scientific and technological developments, law and justice, sports, festivals, monuments transport, communication and related activities. In addition, a profile of all its 28 states and 7 union territories has also been provided. Furthermore, it provides an accessible, authoritative account of the latest developments made in varied field’s along with the data from the central and state governments, their establishments, constitutional bodies, autonomous and semi-autonomous bodies and the like. The volume on Places of Historical and Tourist Interest describes various religious, historical and other important places of tourist interest across the country. Suitable photographs have been inserted to make the book more interesting.

The book is comprehensive, self-contained and user-friendly, as the emphasis throughout is on ensuring that readers, particularly students, receive worthwhile, authentic information instead of irrelevant and outdated details. It will definitely prove an invaluable reference book to students of different educational levels and candidates preparing for civil services examinations or other competitive exams and interviews for various jobs. Besides students, the researchers, executives in government and private sector and also the common man will find it highly informative.
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About the authors

K R Gupta

Dr. K.R. Gupta is a well-known expert in the field of International Affairs. He has published over two dozen books and more than hundred papers in leading journals published in India and abroad. His latest publications include India-Pakistan Relations with special Reference to Kashmir, 3 Vols., Rural Development in India, 3 Vols., International Terrorism: World Viewpoints: Conventions, Resolutions, Legislations, Terrorist Organisations and Terrorists, 2 Vol., International Terrorism: Response of India, Pakistan and the United States, World Viewpoints on National Missile Defence, 2 Vols., Selected Documents on Nuclear Disarmament, 4 Vols., Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT), Issues in Indian Economy, 4 Vols., Liberalisation and Globalisation of Indian Economy, 5 Vols., A Study of World Trade Organisation, GATT Accord and India: A Critical Analysis of Results of the Uruguay Round of Multilateral Trade Negotiations and Their Implications for India, GATT Accord: Results of the Uruguay Round of Multilateral Trade Negotiations, GATT and Underdeveloped Countries: A Study of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade and International Economics.

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Amita Gupta

Amita Gupta is a postgraduate in Economics and trained in Education Counselling. She is a renewed personality in the area of modern Resource Centre Development. She has been writing on divers subjects. She is the co-editor of Handbook of Universities.

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Bibliographic information

Title Concise Encyclopaedia of India: Places of Historical and Tourist Interest (Volume 5)
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2010
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9788126913800
length iv+332p., Plates; 22cm.