World Spotlight: India

India--Benares--Monkey Temple

India country profile: . . . extensive urbanization and trade appear to have begun in the Indus River Valley around 3000 B.C. with the Harappan civilization. From this period until the termination of British colonial rule in 1947, numerous empires ruled various portions of South Asia, often assimilating a rich array of peoples and each adding its own contribution to an increasingly rich tapestry of cultures, ideas, and technologies.

India country profile

India country study

India – Places in the News

India profile BBC

India maps

India images

U.S. veteran oral histories (service in India)

Foreign Affairs Oral History Collection interviews mentioning India

Books, articles and other texts about India

U.S. historical newspaper coverage of India

Indian independence U.S. historical newspaper coverage 1947-49

India Authors: The South Asian Literary Recordings Project

Webcasts related to India

India Constitution 1950

More India primary sources from the World Digital Library

U.S. legislation related to India

Guide to Law Online: India

Global Legal Monitor articles about India