Rudyard Kipling is writing about India during the era of British colonial domination at the turn of the twentieth century. The people are mixed up from different nationalities, ethnic groups, and religions. But even though people of many cultures appear in Kim, the different characters have different economic and social
Fusion Fashion – What It Means Fusion is the term that reflects on different countries and cultures sharing their activities and preferences with each other and engaging in them, thus bringing in a change in their traditional trends and culture. When fusion fashion is being talked about, it refers to different countries engaging in the fashion styles and designs of other countries in the world. For instance when people from the East are trying the attires and fashion accessories from the West, and vice versa, fusion can be said to have taken place. Fusion in Fashion – Some Examples Eastern cultures of fashion and styles have been known to influence the Western culture since the early 1890s. Some of the most common styles that have influence
“Overall ,through a long ,complicated narrative, the subcontinent is represented as a repository of varying cultures that enrich the soil and are tamed by India.” .Masood Ashraf Raja also detects Hyder’s viewpoint about the common culture shared by both the Hindus and the Muslims. In Hyder’s world we find an India where Muslims and Hindus lived together and formed a great high culture.It is a part of Indo-Pakistan history that must be remembered and taught, for only then , maybe, one day both Indians and Pakistanis will be able to see beyond the politics of religion and nation-state and connect with each other as human beings who once shared a common history.” 4. Anna C. Oldfield can also be cited here as she also talks about the cultural picture of ”The River of Fire” in her work: “ Confusion in the Universe: Conflict and Narrative in “ Quratulain Hyder’s River of Fire”. Here she comments “The book explores through the Indian culture across the ages.She has explored the past upto present---Starts from Vedic ageto explore the vast sweep of time and
One of the most enduring achievements of Indian civilization is undoubtedly its architecture. Indian architecture, which has evolved through centuries, is the result of socio-economic and geographical conditions. Different types of Indian architectural styles include a mass of expressions over space and time, transformed by the forces of history considered unique to India. As a result of vast diversities, a vast range of architectural specimens have evolved, retaining a certain amount of continuity across history. Indian architecture is [known to be a] vast tapestry of production of the Indian Subcontinent that encompasses a multitude of expressions over space and time, transformed by the forces of history considered unique to the sub-continent,
By reading a mythical story we spread the message to others also. Indian mythology surrounding Ram, Krishna or Shiva is very much alive in the Indian mind. They have become a part of our collective consciousness.  As societies and beliefs change, myths also change along with them. By modernizing and localizing myths it remains relevant in the modern times also.
This essay takes a look at, and analyses the Characters of Nandini and the king in reference to general culture presented in the book. This play of Tagore has various similarities with the then prevalent social structures of Pre-Independent India and the Indian freedom movement. Indians were historically known to leading a lifestyle surrounded with luxuries of all kinds, and displayed a laid back
RECONCILING CULTURAL CHARACTER IN CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ARCHITECTURE ARCHITECTURAL DISSERTATION 1. INTRODUCTION 1.1 THE INDIAN PLURALITY The term ‘contemporary’ stands for anything of the present day. The contemporary architecture of India has evolved over time, with each era representing a certain unique style of its own. A style, which changed as the kingdoms and their rulers did. From ancient Buddhist and rock cut architecture to distinctive Hindu and Islamic styles, India had a culture so rich, that it inspired so many styles of architecture through the ages.
The Silk Road or Silk Route is an old system of exchange and cultural conveyance roads that were integral to cultural intercommunication through areas of the Asian landmass uniting the West and East by shippers, pioneers, ministers, fighters, migrants, and urban tenants from China and India to the Mediterranean Sea amid different durations of time (Elisseeff, 2001). The Silk Roads were well-known to link different regions and places and is crucial for the history of Eurasia. For long years, this significant road became a way for many people not only to trade but also to spread different cultures such as religion, arts and any other inventions form various regions. This research study has a purpose of identifying the relationship of Silk Roads to the most part of world, specifically to Eurasia. This paper summarizes the use of this Silk Roads and how it contributes to the different societies during its existence.
The landscape of English literature developed in divergent dimensions during the later half of the twentieth century. Nations of Asia and Africa, freed from colonial rule, tried to build their own literary composition on the lines of their national culture. Commonwealth nations, with their mastery over English language, tried to project their national ethos to the international audience. Post-colonial literature not only fractured the hegemony of the west, but also infused ‘newness’ into English literature, thereby making it a configuration of diverse cultures. Twentieth century Africa has witnessed changes of far reaching consequences in all stages of life.
her place amongst the great nation summarizing and symbolizing the spirit of humanity. From Persia to the Chinese sea, from the icy regions of Siberia to Islands of Java and Borneo, India has propagated her beliefs, her tales and her civilization!”, says Sylvia Levi. Indian culture is the cradle for all human race and it is vast and diverse. The Indian culture consists of India’s language, literature, dance, music, religion, food, clothing, customs, architecture