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Handicraft Traditions of India

Date : 2011-03-30 11:15:38

DescriptionThe rich craft heritage of India is unique and diverse as its customs and traditions. Each part of the country has its own unique cultural ethos, which is manifested in the handicrafts of that particular region. Indian crafts and handicraft traditions are influenced by local topography, climate, and socio-religious factors. These craft traditions have withstood the ravages of time and numerous foreign invasions and continue to flourish till date owing to the assimilative nature of Indian culture and broadmindedness of the craftsmen to accept and use new ideas. ...

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Name of InstitutionHandicraft Traditions of India

Author(s) NameGiulia Macola

Added/Updated byGiulia Macola



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