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Summary: Historian Michael Wood chronicles the history of the Indian subcontinent, focusing especially on the diversity of its peoples, cultures and landscapes. The world's largest democracy and a rising economic giant, India is now as well known across the globe for its mastery of computer technology as it is for its many-armed gods and its famous spiritual traditions. But India is also the world's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Maya Vision International 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV STO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD STO

Dutt, Yashica

Summary: "Born into a "formerly untouchable manual-scavenging family in small-town India," Yashica Dutt was taught from a young age to not appear "Dalit looking." Although prejudice against Dalits, who compose 25% of the population, has been illegal since 1950, caste-ism in India is alive and well. Blending her personal history with extensive research and reporting, Dutt provides an incriminating...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DUTT, YASHICA DUT

Summary: Krisha, a ten year old boy, has been abandoned in Bombay by his mother. He tries to earn money to go home while he lives in the streets.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 1988

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN SAL

Summary: Set during Gandhi's rise to power, Chuyia, an Indian girl that is married and widowed at eight years old, is sent away to a home where Hindu widows must live in penitence. Her feisty presence affects the other residents, forcing each to confront their faith and society's prejudices.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN WAT

Bai, Xue

Summary: "Written from the perspective of children who observe the world through their windows, this book for young readers looks at the lives of housebound children during the coronavirus pandemic. Inspired by true events and people from around the world, "From My Window" shows children that we all have the same fears, and that we can overcome them by being creative and empathetic, and by staying...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: United Nations Publications 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BAI

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