ISBN 9788171675425,Book Of Indian Names

Book Of Indian Names


Rupa & Co



Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2001

ISBN 9788171675425

ISBN-10 8171675425


Number of Pages 292 Pages
Language (English)


What'S In A Name? That Which We Call A Rose By Any Other Name Would Smell As Sweet.' Despite This Oft-Quoted William Shakespeare Saying, Names Are Often An Important Gateway To People'S Culture, History And Social Characteristics. The Scope Of Their Analysis Spans A Variety Of Areas Including Linguistics, History, Archaeology, Folklore, Social Anthropology And Literature. This Book On Indian Names Consists Of Twenty Brilliant Pieces, Contributed By Academicians From Leading Universities And Institutes From All Over The Country, As Well As From New York, Texas, And California Universities. The Personal Names, Nicknames, Surnames, Pen Names And Place Names Covered Here Represent Almost Every Language Flourishing In The Subcontinent. About The Author Raja Ram Mehrotra Is A Professor Of English At Banaras Hindu University. He Has Also Been A Member Of The Royal Society Of Literature, United Kingdom, Fellow Of The Institute Of Advanced Studies, Shimla And Vice Chancellor Of The North Eastern Hill University, Shillong.

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