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 Inscriptions of the Sarabhapuriyas Panudvamsins and Somavamsins (2 Pts.)  Ajay Mitra Shastri Inscriptions of the Sarabhapuriyas Panudvamsins and Somavamsins (2 Pts.)   $41.67  $31.25  Buy Now 
This work is a product of the Inscriptions of India Programme of the Indian Council of Historical Research undertaken with a view to making inscriptions dating from circa sixth to fourteenth century a.d. available in handy volumes. Part I studies the inscriptions of the Sarabhapuriyas, Panduvamsins and Somavamsins who played a major role in shaping the destinies of the Chhattisgarh region of Madhya Pradesh (Kosala) and the adjoining region of Orissa from about the sixth to the early twelfth... 
 Akbar and Birbal  Amita Sarin Akbar and Birbal   $12.99  $9.74  Buy Now 
The friendship between Emperor Akbar and his minister Birbal created history-and some delightful stories! The tales of Akbar and Birbal have been passed on from generation to generation, enthralling young and old listeners alike. This book brings together a selection of these stories, along with fascinating historical details about the Mughal court, the emperor and his witty courtier.  From the time that a chance meeting in the forest brought Akbar and Birbal face-to-face, the emperor... 
 Kathakali: The Art of the non-worldly  Appukuttan Nair Kathakali: The Art of the non-worldly   $176.49  $132.37  Buy Now 
Kathakali is probably the most fascinating traditional performing art from in India's rich cultural pageant.  The special edition explores this uniquely interpretative dance governed by dramatic dynamics, including an elaborately defined code of body kinetics, which combine with beautifully eloquent gestural representation. Comprehensively detailed by renowned scholars and artistes are such absorbing stage aspects as the typically stylized make-up, extravagant costumes, and the intricate... 
 Art and Arcchaeology of India  B. S. Harishankar Art and Arcchaeology of India   $38.89  $29.17  Buy Now 
Table of Contents: Preface/S.P. Gupta I Introduction The early fossil hominds and related apes of siwalik foothills of the Himalayas (stages of pre-human evolution)/A.P. Khatri Hominid fossils (stages of human evolution)/V.N. Misra The pleistocene mammalian fossils of the Narmada River Valley and their horizons/A.P. Khatri Looking at Indian art history/A.Model and S.P Gupta II Palaeolithic period or old stone age Neolithic period or new stone age The Indus-Saraswati... 
 Tara In Hinduism: Study With Textual And Iconographical Documentation  Bikas Kumar Bhattacharya Tara In Hinduism: Study With Textual And Iconographical Documentation   $92.99  $69.74  Buy Now 
This documentation will help researches to make a through investigation into the Brahmanical cult of Tara, especially, in the background of cultural and ideological developments of India. The Ist Chapter presents a survey of the development of the concepts of the Mother Goddess in ancient India as gleaned from textual and archaeological sources, vis-à-vis the seedling of the godhead of Tara in her pleasant and terrible forms. The II chapter comprises a catalogue of 265 antique images of Tara.... 
 Indian Sculpture: Towards the Rebirth of Aesthetics  Carmel Berkson Indian Sculpture: Towards the Rebirth of Aesthetics   $48.49  $36.37  Buy Now 
The author wonders why so many Indian studio sculptors today choose to follow their contemporaries in the west, since the vision of these peers is the exclusive product of the western historical past which bears little relevance to the complex world that is India. She expresses the hope that dormant cultural dynamics can be reawakened after depth encounters with the great sculpture of India. Hopefully this will result in revitalized native art forms. Diagrams, photographs and texts clarify... 
 Buddhist Literature and Art  Compiled by Mahendra & P. Mittal Buddhist Literature and Art   $16.67  $12.50  Buy Now 
The basic Buddhist literature grew up on Indian siol in Pali nad Sanskrit languages and has shaped the Intellectual climate of India in ancient times. Soon it spread out to other Asian countries and reformed their psyche. It will be a gigentic work to be undertaken by a team of scholars. The Buddhist art occupies a very significant position in the totality of Indian art traditions. The Buddhist art went outside India alongwith the spread of Buddhism and it assumed newer forms in the countries... 
 Indian Epigraphical Glossary  D.C. Sircar Indian Epigraphical Glossary   $30.56  $22.92  Buy Now 
The interested world of scholars is sure to receive with gratitude this latest work from the erudite pen of Prof. D.C. Sircar who has opened up for us new vistas in the study of Indian antiquities. Prof. Sircar`s Indian Epigraphical Glossary, characterised by a wide sweep of vision based on a meticulous attention to details, is a contribution of the utmost importance. Here one finds an embarras de richesses in a comprehensive dictionary of technical expressioins found in documents embracing... 
 Ancient India: History and Archaeology  D.K. Ganguly Ancient India: History and Archaeology   $14.49  $10.87  Buy Now 
Table of Contents: Preface The Imperial Mauryas: Some Problems The Pala Kings of Bengal and Bihar  Side-lights on the Religious Life of Ancient Orissa The Satamana Metallic Currency Some Disquieting Features of Indian Archaeology Different Categories of the Brahmin Donees Historical Researches in West Bengal Professor Dines Chandra Sigar (1907-1985) Appendix: Orissa and Her Heritage Select Bibliography Index. About the Author: Dilip Kumar Ganguly, born in 1939 at... 
 An Epic Pilrimage  Devendra Handa An Epic Pilrimage   $77.78  $58.33  Buy Now 
This book is the first comprehensive account of Pehowa, one of the oldest and most sacred place (tirtha), located on the banks of the illustrious Rigvedic river Saraswati, in the Kurukshetra region. It is believed that Yudhisthira performed the obsequies of all those who died in the great war of Mahabharata, here. After giving the geographical and archaeological background and the historical survey of region, the book presents an account of the different places of pilgrimage- tirthas, asramas,... 
 Archaeology In The Third World  Dilip K. Chakrabarti Archaeology In The Third World   $44.44  $33.33  Buy Now 
This volume shows how in the first flush of Independence archaeological research added new depths and dimensions to the ancient Indian past. It also looks closely at the tangled web of ideas behind this research, highlighting the major mile-posts in its story of development.At the same time it demonstrates with unerring clarity how the national archaeological policy of the 1950s and the 1960s has currently lost its direction. This is accompanied by an incisive analysis of different aspects of... 
 The Great Epic of India  E. Washburn Hopkins The Great Epic of India   $12.50  $9.38  Buy Now 
Long age when this book first appeared in the opening year of the century the great Epic, Mahabharata had not been thoroughly examined to see what literature it reflected had not received a careful investigation from the metrical side its philosophy had been reviewed only in a most haphazard fashion and its relation to other epic poetry had been almost judgment on the question of the date and origin of the poem of which scholars knew as yet this poem of which scholars knew as yet scarcely more... 
 A Source-Book of Indian Archaeology (Vol. 1)  F.R. Allchin (Ed.) A Source-Book of Indian Archaeology (Vol. 1)   $19.44  $14.58  Buy Now 
 
 A Source-Book of Indian Archaeology (Vol. 2)  F.R. Allchin (Ed.) A Source-Book of Indian Archaeology (Vol. 2)   $66.67  $50.00  Buy Now 
Table of Contents: Preface Settlements Introduction Memoir of a map of Hindoostan/James Rennell Memoir of a map of Hindoostan/James Rennell The tenth anniversary discourse, delivered 28 February 1793 on Asiatic history, civil and natural/William Jones Inquiry concerning the site of ancient Palibothra/William Francklin Sravasti\A. Cunningham Kausambi and Sravasti/Vincent A. Smith The Acheulian succession at Bhimbetka, Central India/V.N. Misra The Acheulian culture of the Hunsgi... 
 Indian Art at Delhi-1903  George Watt Indian Art at Delhi-1903   $25.00  $18.75  Buy Now 
The volume was first published as a Catalogue and Guide to the Indian Art Exhibition held at Delhi `to coincide with the Durbar of 1902-03`. The volume is a unique work of documentation of nineteenth-century Indian craftsmanship. The text is enriched with graphic representation of rare specimens of Indian artistry. Its usefulness as `a gazetteer and an ethnographical dictionary` makes it invaluable for the students engaged in research of the history of craft and industry in India. George Watt... 
 Chittor-Historical View and a Guide  Irmgard Meininger Chittor-Historical View and a Guide   $13.89  $10.42  Buy Now 
It presents the history and culture of Rajasthan's greatest fortified citadel and Mewar's ancient capital, Chittorgarh. It narrates the heroic sages of its warriors and describes its beautiful palaces, temples and lakes. Table of Contents: Foreword Preface Chittor in the eyes of historians and travellers Historical overview A tour of Chittor Historical-genealogical tree of the dynasty of Mewar Glossary Plan of Rana Kumbha’s Palace Sources and bibliography. About the... 
 Illustrated Encyclopaedia & Who's Who of Princely States in Indian Sub Continent  J.C. Dua Illustrated Encyclopaedia & Who's Who of Princely States in Indian Sub Continent   $176.49  $132.37  Buy Now 
Ever since the Indian independence it has been normally understood that the Indian States and Estates which numbered six hundred on 15th August 1947 were the symbols of incompetence, oppression and vices. The States has a very peculiar status in the political theory which grew up in India in the 19th century. They did not form part of the British Indian Empire nor were they sovereign powers. The State were neither feudatories of the Government of India, nor protectorates and nor merely allies... 
 Annals and Antiquities of Rajasthan  James Tod Annals and Antiquities of Rajasthan   $76.99  $57.74  Buy Now 
This work relates to the (erstwhile) Central and Western Rajput States of India. It embodies the results of scholarly investigation into the ethnology of Rajputs, their religious and social practices, their festivals and rites, their legal and political institutions and the merits and demerits of their characters. Herein we get a real portrait of the different aspects of Rajput life: their loyalty, devotion, gallantry, chivalry as also the instability of their character, their outbreaks of... 
 A Classical Dictionary of India  John Garrett A Classical Dictionary of India   $28.99  $21.74  Buy Now 
This Dictionary attempts to unfold all that anyone would want to know about Vedic, post-Vedic and classical India: its religions, mythology, pantheonic/legendary personages, schools of philosophy, sacred and secular texts, arts, antiquities, sciences, geography, rituals, customs, and the like. These besides, the dictionary includes English equivalents and definitions of a myriad of Indic (largely Sanskrit) terms. For authenticity, the late John Garrett had drawn on key eminent Orientalists:... 
 Archaeology of Indian Musical Instruments  K. Krishna Murthy Archaeology of Indian Musical Instruments   $27.78  $20.84   
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This book is a study of the different varieties of musical instruments delineated in the early Indian plastic art. It discusses in detail each item of the musical instruments under the classification. 
 Malwa Through the Ages (Hardback)  K.C. Jain Malwa Through the Ages (Hardback)   $50.99  $38.24  Buy Now 
The present book offers an exhaustive treatment of the political, social, economical and cultural history of Malwa from the earliest times to 1305 A.D. Herein for the very first time the author has arranged systematically and discussed and relevant historical material in the form of archaeological antiquities, inscriptions, coins and literature. About the Author: The author born on 21st April 1930 at Maroth in Nagaur District of Rajasthan Professor K.C. Jain got a merit scholarship a the... 
 Indian Rock Art and its Global Context  Kalyan Kumar Chakravarty Indian Rock Art and its Global Context   $94.44  $70.83  Buy Now 
This is a unique volume in the history of rock art studies, meant at once for the advanced scholar, serious student and the curious but conscientious layman, co-authored by K.K. Chakravarty and R.G. Bednarik, who co-chaired the Rock Art session of the World Archaeological Congress 3 at Delhi in 1994. It is a synoptic but comprehensive survey, illustrated by 221 photographs and sketches, including 172 photographs in colour. The two scholars have not only described the latest state of research... 
 Art and culture of Nepal Selected Papers  Mary Shepherd Slusser Art and culture of Nepal Selected Papers   $166.67  $125.00  Buy Now 
This volume brings together in one convenient format a selection of papers devoted to Nepalese culture published over several years in a variety of places. In one of them, for example, jointly authored and published in Artibus Asiae in 1973, the authors make one exciting discovery after another as they unravel various facets of Nepalese history. The so-called "Sleeping Vishnu" at Balaju turns out to be actually part Siva and to be a thousand years older than previously thought. In an... 
 A Concordance of Nayakas  Nonoru Karashima A Concordance of Nayakas   $32.99  $24.74   
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In the history of the Nayakas of the Vijayanagar kingdom, in South India, the period from 1326 to 1675 is particularly important. The Nayaka system was dominant from the fifteenth to the early seventeenth century. The Nayakas were key state administrators, functionaries, and revenue collectors and as such were liable to be transferred. Although they played a very important administrative role, there are no detailed studies on them except those on some big families. This detailed statistical... 
 Annapurna  P.Arundhati Annapurna   $11.11  $8.33  Buy Now 
Annapurna is a bunch of flowers that bloomed in the course of quarter century of research with a fragrance of Indian thought on different branches of knowledge like nourishment, medicine, ecology, psychology, chemistry, petrology and like, spreading the aroma of Indian culture to the length and breadth of the world. The articles reflect the strength, vitality and vigour of Indian culture as known even in the times of hoary antiquity. Annapurna is a valuable contribution to Indological studies.... 
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