Thapar, Romila et al.
ISBN: 9789388292382, 9388292383
In this book, scholars and experts critically examine the Aryan issue by analysing history, genetics, early Vedic compositions, archaeology and linguistics to test and challenge various hypotheses, myths, facts and theories that are currently in vogue.
ISBN: 9789355532909, 9355532903
It focuses on votive inscriptions from the second century BCE to the second century CE found in four areas: Bharhut, Sanchi, the Western Ghats and Mathura. In Barhut and Sanchi, votive inscriptions have been found on the architecture of the stupas and in Mathura on statues, while they have been found in caves and tanks along the Western Ghats. Focussing on the differences between the ecclesiast...
ISBN: 9789386463067, 9386463067
The book is outcome of a national seminar on Order of Hierarchy in the Realm of Religion and Society: A Study of Temple Institutions in Early Medieval India organised by the department of Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan held on Febr. 20-21. 2016.
ISBN: 9789388789332, 9388789334
The present volume contains 16 articles ranging from pre historic period to historic period throwing light on various aspects of Art, Architecture, Numismatics, Ethno-archaeology, field archaeology.
Chopra, Omesh K.
ISBN: 9789353477806, 9353477808
The Vedic-Puranic literature as well as archaeological, geological, historical, linguistic, and literary accounts have been reviewed to establish the various cultures that evolved in ancient India from about 3500 BCE to the Mahabharata War (1450 BCE). This book describes various misconceptions, e.g., the myth about an Aryan invasion.
ISBN: 9789351711476, 9351711471
ISBN: 9789380852744, 9380852746
ISBN: 9789386552464, 9386552469
This book explores the political and cultural history of the Indo-Iranian borderlands during the reign of the Bactrian and Indo-Greek rulers, known as Yavanas in the subcontinent. This was a region sans frontier and shows unrestricted exchanges between cultures.
ISBN: 9789355725677, 9355725671
This book attempts a textual and literary analysis of the inscriptions of Asoka- the oldest in India- and their relationship as a corpus. Unique in both content and format, the inscriptions primarily engage with ideas of good kingship and dhamma rather than with donations made or the celebration of territorial conquests, the usual topics of later inscriptions.
Talageri, Shrikant G.
ISBN: 9789385485213, 9385485210
ISBN: 9788182903951, 8182903955
This book is a collection of thirteen essays that have been grouped under three rubrics--'History', Representations and Politics', and 'Reflections'.
ISBN: 9788173201776, 8173201773
On ancient Indian history, culture and archaeology.
Arora, Udai Prakash
ISBN: 9788173056017, 8173056013
ISBN: 9789388292344, 9388292340
In this Festschrift, Romila Thapar's students and colleagues from across the world celebrate her contributions by applying her methods and insights to a range of historical, philosophical, sociological and cultural questions.
ISBN: 9788173056123, 8173056129
There is a heated debate from the days the Indus or the Harappan civilization was discovered: whether it was Aryan or Dravidian. The flow of the new data is continuous and the controversy is becoming acrimonious. The study analyses all the new evidence and shows how it has contributed to the make up of Indian civilization and discusses how it can prove useful to bridge the hiatus between the pr...
ISBN: 9789387212114, 9387212114
The reign of Harsha (606-647 A.D.) is a comparatively well documented period of ancient Indian history. But it is indeed surprising that no full-length study of the sources of the period has been attempted so far. This book brings together all the existing data, freshly interpreted.
ISBN: 9788177023794, 8177023799
This volume comprises forty four selected papers which were presented at the Ninth India Conference of WAVES held at the Jagadguru Ramanandacharya Rajasthan Sanskrit University, Jaipur on the theme `Health and Happiness in Indian Tradition. These papers are in English, Hindi and Sanskrit by well-known scholars.
ISBN: 9789387587304, 9387587304
This monograph takes the readers on an unanticipated journey in the interiors of the middle Mekong Valley in order to rediscover architectural marvels which once formed integral part of the city of Ishanapura, identified with the ruins of Sambor Prei Kuk in central Cambodia, and listed as UNESCO World Heritage site.
ISBN: 9780199467150, 0199467153
This is a comprehensive collection of essays and lectures by Romila Thapar, with each focusing on a theme--Historiography, Pre-Mauryan and Mauryan India, Social and Cultural Transactions, and Religion and Society.
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