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 Who Says Akbar was Great  P.N. Oak Who Says Akbar was Great   $23.49  $17.62  Buy Now 
The Present day historians consider Akbar as a great Moghul emperor. The author of this book questions this view. He quotes innumerable incidents and deeds of the so called great emperor and proves that Akbar was the greatest rogue. A well documented work worth reading. In the preface to his eight-volume critical study of medieval Muslim chronicles a well-known historian, the late Sir H M Elliot observes that the history of the Muslim era in India is an impudent and interested fraud. This book... 
 Therapeutics in Indian Sculptures: Ranki Vav-Patan  Rekha Rao Therapeutics in Indian Sculptures: Ranki Vav-Patan   $80.49  $60.37  Buy Now 
India is a land known for its antiquity. Its heritage is expressed in its cultural and architectural traditions, which have transcended time and space to remain alive and appropriate even in the present. Gujarat in western India is a place with many historical monuments, the step-wells; especially the one at a place called “Patan” is truly a store-house of the rich cultural and religious heritage of India with stunning architectural grandeur. Ranki Van also called Rani-ki-Vav; the step-well... 
 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... 
 The Coinage of Northern India  P.C. Roy The Coinage of Northern India   $15.99  $11.99  Buy Now 
The present thesis fulfils a long felt desideratum in the field of numismatical studies in India. So far our knowledge about early medieval coinage of India has been very poor and pragmentary. A systematic and comprehensive study of sporadic materials has been, for the first time, successfully attempted in this subject. The author with industry and intelligence has collected thematerials, sorted and collated them and reconstructed the structure of his subject. It is based on the discovery of... 
 Temples of South India  Salim Pushpanath Temples of South India   $93.99  $70.49  Buy Now 
This book "Temples of South India" presents a fascinating insight into the major temples of the three southern states of India – Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala. The architectural grandeur of the temples; colourful history of the dynasties of that period and the beauty of the powerful deities worshipped are vividly described. These centuries old historical monuments are great tourist attractions. Despite rapid condensation and a shift in socio-cultural values these temples have maintained... 
 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.... 
 Researches in Archaeology and Conservation  P.K. Mishra (Ed.) Researches in Archaeology and Conservation   $83.33  $62.50  Buy Now 
This book of its kind is being published in India for the first time. Here we have a book for those who are interested in the critical appreciation of the problems relating to conservation and preservation of monuments and antiquities including the entire World Heritage. It encompasses in itself a vast vista of visions visualizing the entire gamut of conservation and preservation required for the safeguard of the World Cultural Heritage including minor antiquities housed in museums and varied... 
 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... 
 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... 
 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... 
 Inscriptions of Orissa (Vol. 1)  Snigdha Tripathy Inscriptions of Orissa (Vol. 1)   $33.33  $25.00  Buy Now 
The present volume, the result of the intellectual labour, covers a subject of immense value for those interested in the reconstruction of ancient and mediaeval history and culture of Orissa, the major part of which is still in darkness. Based on the original documents in the form of copper plate and stone records, discovered from different parts of Orissa, it presents almost a complete picture of the history and culture of the period (C.A.D. 5th-8th century A.D.) in Orissa as part of the wider... 
 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... 
 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... 
 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... 
 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... 
 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... 
 History and Architectural Remains of Sirhind: The Greatest Mughal City on the Delhi-lahore Highway  Subhash Parihar History and Architectural Remains of Sirhind: The Greatest Mughal City on the Delhi-lahore Highway   $160.49  $120.37  Buy Now 
Sirhind, during the Mughal period, was the largest city situated in the midst of the Lahore-Delhi Highway. Even before that the antiquity of the city is traceable to the beginning of the Christian era. But it reached the zenith of its glory during the seventeenth century when it became one the most prosperous cities of the Mughal Empire. Its splendor is often described by the chroniclers and travelers of the period. The work is dividing into two parts. The first part comprises three chapters.... 
 Copper Coins of India  W.H. Valentine Copper Coins of India   $21.99  $16.49  Buy Now 
 
 Coin Splendour  Prasanna Rao Bandela Coin Splendour   $66.67  $50.00  Buy Now 
Coins are indeed the most enduring pieces of frozen time. These time-capsules transport us instantly into our past. They conjure up before us the lives and times of our ancestors. They provide the most authoritative record of history. As pieces of evidence they are invaluable because they may add a new fact, or a name, or a date to history. The rise and fall of great early civilizations of Rome and Greece are well chronicled and illustrated on their coins. In India, for example, the coins of... 
 Chittorgadh Kirtti-Stambha  R. Nath Chittorgadh Kirtti-Stambha   $83.33  $62.50  Buy Now 
Maharana Kumbha of Mewar, who was the preceptor of Medieval Indian Renaissance, built his greatest monument, the Kirttistambha in the fort of Chittorgadh (Rajasthan) between 1440 and 1460 A D. It is generally known by the misnomer Vijaya Stambha (The Tower of Victory), though it was not built to commemorate a military event. The author has examined here the fundamental question : what was the idea which led to its incarnation in such a beautiful form, under such headings as Mahameru, Vedic... 
 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... 
 Catalogue of Coins  R.B. Whitehead Catalogue of Coins   $8.33  $6.25  Buy Now 
The book describes four hundred and six coins comprising well known types of all important rulers as well as a number of rare specimens. The catalogue is in three parts-first part deals with coins of pre-Muhammad an dynasties, second with those of Pathan kings and the third with the coins of Mughal emperors. 
 Buddhist Sculptural Art of Krishna Lower Valley  Vinay Kumar Rao Buddhist Sculptural Art of Krishna Lower Valley   $160.49  $120.37  Buy Now 
Krishna is one of the most prominent rivers of peninsular India. It forms a large and fertile land. The convenient navigational approach to sea through Krishna helped in flourishing number of urban settlements like Amaravati, Nagarjunakonda, Goli, Jaggayepetta, Chezarla, Ghantasala, Gummadidurru, Bhattiprolu. The river also encouraged the rulers and traders of this region to influence the polity, economy and culture through maritime relations in Far East Asian region. The political and... 
 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... 
 Aspects of Mughal Painting: Expressions and Impressions (Vol.I)  S.P. Verma Aspects of Mughal Painting: Expressions and Impressions (Vol.I)   $134.99  $101.24  Buy Now 
Present collection of essays researched and analyzed by S.P. Verma, since 1973, provides the readers an introduction to the Mughal painting. The sixteen studies in this volume offer a fresh interpretation of the Mughal miniatures. These relate to the aesthetic values, art-forms, signs and symbols, and the social and cultural history. Most importantly, Akbar's attempt to liberate painting from the straitjacket of sectarian ideology is the theme of Chapter 1.2. The 'artists signatures' (Chapter... 
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