India Study Tour eReader

These readings deal with key Indian cultural institutions and India’s modernization.

As you grapple with questions dealing with this course, you should read the essays in this eReader.

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The following readings are available for your use:

Indian Traditions 

Contemporary India

Text Books

  • Sinha Raja Tammita-Delgoda, A Traveller’s History of India (paperback)
  • R. K. Narayan,trans., The Ramayana (Penguin Paperback) also eBook
  • M. K. Gandhi, An Autobiography or The Story of my experiments with truth (Navajivan or Dover) also eBook
  • Aravind Adiga, The White Tiger
  • Eyewitness Travel, India (Available in OSUM Bookstore)
  • Wm. Theodore de Barry, ed., Sources of Indian Tradition

Recommended Supplement Books

  • Eknath Easwaran, Gandhi the Man: How One Man Changed Himself to Change the World
  • Eknath Easwaran, The Dhammapada (Classics of Indian Spirituality) Buddha’s teachings
  • John Keay, India: A History

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