ISBN 9789350022467,Imaging the Past: Indian History from Harappan Times to the Present Age

Imaging the Past: Indian History from Harappan Times to the Present Age


Aakar Books



Aakar Books

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9789350022467

ISBN-10 935002246X

Hard Back

Number of Pages 268 Pages
Language (English)


Aakar, 2013. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. Contents: I. Reminiscences: 1. Dada: as I knew him/Bhagaban Prasad Majumdar. 2. Professor Bhakat Prasad Mazumdar: a jewel in the crown of Patna University/C.P.N. Sinha. 3. Bhakat Prasad Mazumdar: a life of struggle and dignity/Rajendran Ram. 4. Professor B.P. Mazumdar: a Guardian teacher/S.N. Arya. 5. Bhakat Prasad Mazumdar: a face in the crowd/R.N. Nandi. II. Essays: 6. Rivers and protohistoric settlements: negotiating constrasting perceptions in the light of recent explorations in Rajasthan/R.C. Thakran. 7. Aryans and the walled cities/R.N. Nandi. 8. The rise, development and ramifications of the Rama Hvastra cult in the Zend-Avesta/S.C. Mishra. 9. Rgvedic Saraswati: the problem of identification/R.K. Sharma. 10. Neolithic culture in the upper and central Pennar basins of Andhra Pradesh: a regional analysis/P.C. Venkatasubbaiah. 11. Gender, class and caste in agricultural production: a review of early North Indian sources/Suvira Jaiswal. 12. A quest for the ethno-cultural base of the people of Bihar and Bengal/Annapurna Chattopadhyaya. 13. Some aspects of the cult of Stupa architecture/P. Gupta. 14. Study of punchmarked coins: a case for a new methodology/Shailendra Mohan Jha. 15. Asoka's Dhamma: an enterprise of extraordinary vision/Vivekanand Jha . This volume is an assortment of twenty-three odd studies by eminent scholars from all over the country covering a wide range of issues and debates in diverse fields of Indological studies from Harappan times to the 20th century. The specialised areas of research involving these studies include archaeology, literature, numismatics, epigraphy, iconography, ethnography and Government papers. Some of these studies mark a visible turn around in the concerned subjects. Other studies relate to fresh data excavation and the consequent modification of known ideas. Bookseller Inventory # 112120