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Glimpses of India Geography, History, Religion, Science, Art and Literature

Author Name: Jaideva C. Goswami | Format: Paperback | Genre : History & Politics | Other Details

“Glimpses of India” offers an awe-inspiring academic odyssey, meticulously delving into India's profound impact on history, science, and culture. With over three decades of scholarly expertise, the esteemed author navigates the tapestry of India's legacy. 

The journey commences with a thorough examination of India's geological evolution, integration into Asia, and ascent as a populous and prosperous region. Traversing pivotal epochs, from Ancient to Modern, the book unveils India's uninterrupted trajectory through time. Embracing religious diversity, India stands as a testament to harmonious coexistence, nurturing Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Delving into India's ancient scientific prowess, from astronomy to medicine, the book highlights pioneering contributions, resonating with global scientific progress. A celebration of India's rich artistic and literary heritage follows, illuminating classical music, dance forms, paintings, sculptures, languages, and literatures. 

For scholars and researchers, this indispensable resource brims with figures, data, and academic rigor, revealing India's indelible imprint on the world stage, shaping human civilization. Accessible and enlightening, “Glimpses of India” captivates readers, igniting curiosity, and enriching minds with a broader perspective on India's enduring legacy. A must-read for the young and inquisitive, it unveils the captivating essence of India's cultural heritage.

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Jaideva C. Goswami

Jaideva C. Goswami received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University, USA, in 1995. He spent over 25 years in the energy sector in Houston and retired as a Chief Scientist. He is also a former Professor of Electronics and Communication Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, and has held academic positions at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; IIT, Kanpur; and the National Institute of Technology, Surat. For 16 years, he served as an Associate Editor of professional journals. Dr. Goswami has many patents and research publications including book and book chapters. In 2009, he was elected a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Outside his technical contributions, Dr. Goswami has conducted many lectures on Indian history, science, and religions.