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Discover secrets of the earth, hidden glimpses of where we as a humanity have come from. India has some of the most ancient and wonderful archeological sites on the planet.
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 History of Mental Illness in India: A Cultural Psychiatry Retrospective  Horacio Fabrega Jr. History of Mental Illness in India: A Cultural Psychiatry Retrospective   $108.99  $81.74  Buy Now 
Examining "mental illness" in societies where different world views, thought worlds, and habit patterns prevail is ordinarily frowned by social scientists since it involves analysis of phenomena steeped in modern conventions of knowledge. This boon contravenes this position giving reasons for and ways of circumventing social science scruples. It formulates and provides details about the systems of healing of conditions of psychiatric interest that would have been found in ancient... 
 History of Science, Philosophy and Culture in Indian Civilization (Volume II part 3)  R. Balasubramanian History of Science, Philosophy and Culture in Indian Civilization (Volume II part 3)   $125.49  $94.12  Buy Now 
The volumes of the project on the History of science, philosophy and culture in indian civilization aim at discovering the main aspects of India's heritage and present them in an interrelated way.  these volumes, in spite of their unitary look, recognise the difference between the areas of material civilization and those of ideational culture.  The Project is not being executed by a single group of thinkers and writers who are methodologically uniform or ideologically identical in their... 
 History of Science, Philosophy and Culture in Indian Civilization: Origin and Development of the Vaisesika System (Volume II, Part 4)  Anantalal Thakur History of Science, Philosophy and Culture in Indian Civilization: Origin and Development of the Vaisesika System (Volume II, Part 4)   $80.49  $60.37  Buy Now 
The volumes of the project on the history of science, philosophy and culture in Indian civilization aim at discovering the main aspects of India's heritage and present them in an interrelated way. These volumes, in spite of their unitary look, recognize the difference between the areas of material civilization and those of ideational culture. The project is not being executed by a single group of thinkers and writers who are methodologically uniform or ideologically identical in their... 
 History Today Vol. 15 (2014)  Sulochana Radhakrishnan History Today Vol. 15 (2014)   $125.49  $94.12  Buy Now 
Journal of the History and Historical ArchaeologyHistory Today is an official organ of the Indian History and Culture Society that is sincerely and single-mindedly devoted to history, historical archaeology, studies of manuscripts, education, literature, linguistics, etc.The present volume, being a reprint of an earlier issue, contains eight articles written by eminent historians and art lovers. The subjects vary from Pattern of Urban Growth in northern India; shifting contours of Temple... 
 I am a SINDHI: The Glorious Sindhi Heritage  J. P. Vaswani I am a SINDHI: The Glorious Sindhi Heritage   $17.99  $13.49  Buy Now 
The (Hindu) Sindhi diaspora is a unique example of a community that was driven away from its native land, became refuges in their own country, and rose like Phoenix from the smouldering ashes of Partition, to become one of the most successful and philanthropic people in the world. Dada J.P. vaswani's book is a gripping account of Sindhi civilisation and culture. It catalogues the dawn of the sacred Sindhu River, and traces its history to the present. The many faiths which had their confluence... 
 Ideology of Culture in Islam  Shahid Ashraf Ideology of Culture in Islam   $192.49  $144.37  Buy Now 
Islam has made a great contribution to the development and growth of human civilization, education and intellect in particular and the whole society, in general. Islam is a scientific and progressive religion. All its teachings have a scientific and logical approach. Islam, as a living faith stands for spreading light and eliminating darkness from the world. They contributed a lot to the growth of all branches of knowledge and thus enriched the new civilization. The fundamentals ideology of... 
 India and the Eastern Seas  Alok Tripathi (Ed.) India and the Eastern Seas   $160.49  $120.37  Buy Now 
This book, containing papers presented in the International Seminar on marine Archeology, provides valuable information about maritime activities on the east coast of India and in the Eastern Seas. Papers contributed by eminent scholar contain recent information n archeological finds on the costs of Bengal, Orissa. Andhra and Tamil Nadu. It also contains research papers about the recent advances made in other countries of the eastern Seas. Extensive explorations on the coast and offshore and... 
 India as Seen in the Kuttanimata of Damodara Gupta  A.M. Shastri India as Seen in the Kuttanimata of Damodara Gupta   $38.49  $28.87  Buy Now 
The Kuttani-mata of Damodaragupta is one of the few works in the history of classical Sanskrit literature the time and locale of the composition whereof can be ascertained with a fair degree of certainty. We learn from Kalhana that Damodaragupta occupied a high position under the Karkota-Naga king Jayapida Vinayaditya who ruled over Kashmir in the closing years of the eighth and early years of the ninth centuries A.D. A critical study of the internal evidence indicates that the work was... 
 Indian Miniatures  Sir Thomas W. Arnold J.V.S. Wilkinson (ed.) Indian Miniatures   $288.49  $216.37  Buy Now 
This volume is devoted to the large collection of Indian Miniatures executed over a period of three centuries over a period of three centuries from about AD 1550 until AD 1800. All these paintings were acquired by one of the great collectors of the world Sir Alfred Chester Beatty (1875-1968) and at present, are lodged in the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin. 
 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... 
 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... 
 Jaina Rock-Cut Caves in Western India (In 2 Volumes)  Viraj Shah Jaina Rock-Cut Caves in Western India (In 2 Volumes)   $314.49  $235.87  Buy Now 
The hilly region of Mahrashtra on the western coast of India is famous for a long and rich tradition of rock-cut architecture with some of the famous and world heritage Buddhist and Brahmanical cave-sites such as Ajanta, Ellora and Elephanta. Compared to these, the Jaina caves of the region, except those at Ellora, are little known. This book attempts to bring to light these less-known Jaina caves, about seventy caves scattered over western, hilly areas and excavated over a span of 1500... 
 Journal of Indian Ocean Archaeology No. 9  Sunil Gupta Journal of Indian Ocean Archaeology No. 9   $125.49  $94.12  Buy Now 
Journal of Indian Ocean Archaeology was launched in 2003 by one of India’s leading academic institutions, the Centre for Research & Training in History, Archaeology and Palaeo-environment, New Delhi. The second issue is in the Press. The Journal is an outcome of the realization on the part of the international community of archaeologists and historians that India has no journal devoted exclusively to the archaeology of the Indian Ocean Rim countries, starting from the Red Sea through... 
 Kailasanatha Temple  Arputharani Sengupta Kailasanatha Temple   $189.49  $142.12  Buy Now 
The new cultural study looks at intersection of Hellenistic and Egyptian-Lycian art forms in the religious sphere of dynastic India that was ushered by Buddhist Cult during the early Christian era. While specifying uniqueness of Indian culture it looks for external parallels and attempts to define the archaeological and cultural affiliation observed in terms of history of art forms in their cultural context. A discussion of artistic change, cultural identity, and religious belief foregrounds... 
 Kamarupa-Kalinga-Mithila: A Politico-Cultural Alignment in Eastern India: History, Art, Traditions  Chandra Dhar Tripathi Kamarupa-Kalinga-Mithila: A Politico-Cultural Alignment in Eastern India: History, Art, Traditions   $89.99  $67.49  Buy Now 
Indological studies, during the colonial era, largely emphasized the differences between the various regions, linguistic groups, religious persuasions, etc. Even after the Independence, the trend seems to continue and the 'divisive studies'-at the author terms them-far outnumber the 'integrative studies' (again, a term coined by the author). The present work is an attempt towards such 'integrative studies'. Kamarupa, Kalinga and Mithila are three civilisational regions that developed close... 
 Kings, Gods And People  Dr. Myneni Krishna Kumari Kings, Gods And People   $30.99  $23.24  Buy Now 
A Significant feature of this volume is the critical analysis of archaeological and historical sources relating to the specific issues of cultural history with special reference to Andhra region. Besides the historical sources, the oral traditions and folkloristic materials provide substantial materials for the better understanding of the culture of the people on which certain historical generalizations can be made. Further, it allows for a range of historical interpretations especially... 
 Ksemendra and His Times: Socio-Religious & Economic History of Kashmir as Depicted by Ksemendra  Sarla Khosla Ksemendra and His Times: Socio-Religious & Economic History of Kashmir as Depicted by Ksemendra   $76.99  $57.74  Buy Now 
The work deals with the socio-religious history of Kashmir in 10 &11 c. A.D. It is based on original works of Ksemendra & allied sources including the upto date archaeological evidences. Except the octagerian writer Ksemendra no one has written about the corrupt life of common man in Kashmir. He in his satirical style, teaming will jokes has not spared from thieves and prostitutes to Kayastha and judges. The psychological study of contemporary society e.g. foreign students, vanika, wife... 
 Ksemendra: The Eleventh Century Kashmiri Poet  Uma Chakraborty Ksemendra: The Eleventh Century Kashmiri Poet   $16.49  $12.37  Buy Now 
 
 Ladakh Buddhist Culture and Tradition  Prem Singh Jina Ladakh Buddhist Culture and Tradition   $44.49  $33.37  Buy Now 
Ladakh is one of the remote region of Jammu & Kashmir State in India.  Its people were negelected in the past due to the inaccessible terrain and inhospitable climatic conditions.  However, Buddhist Yogis (Tib. Rnal-byor-pas-rGod-tsang-pa, stag0tsang-ras-pa etc.  Indian Acharyas-Padmasambhava and Naropa and Rinpoches of Geluk, Saskya, Nyingma and Ka'gyud tradition have made their valuable contribution for the preservation of Buddhist culture and tradition.  The Naropa... 
 Land Transport in Mughal India: Agra-Lahore Highway and its Architectural Remains  Subhash Parihar Land Transport in Mughal India: Agra-Lahore Highway and its Architectural Remains   $184.49  $138.37  Buy Now 
The seventeenth century Europeans, who traversed the Agra-Lahore Mughal Highway, showered high praise on it.  the British traveler Thomas Coryat (1612-17) considered it an incomparable show of that kind ever surveyed by his eyes.  Thomas Roe (1614-18), Ambassador of James I, the King of England to the Mughal Court, praised it as 'one of the great works and wonders of the world'.  This high acclaim of the route prompted Subhash Parihar to study the route, traveling it stage by... 
 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... 
 Mathura Sculptures  Vijaya Laxmi Singh Mathura Sculptures   $55.49  $41.62  Buy Now 
Mathura, widely known as birth place of Lord Krishna, is located on the western bank of the river Yamuna, north-west of Agra in the State of Uttar Pradesh, India. In times past, Mathura was the hub of culture and civilization and is held in sanctity by the Buddhists, Jain and Brahmanical faith alike. The book "Mathura" has been undertaken to understand the spacial aspect of Mathura's early growth and culture and its socio-political and economic history. Drawing on the archaeological... 
 Memory as History: The Legacy of Alexander in Asia  Daniel T. Potts (Ed.) Memory as History: The Legacy of Alexander in Asia   $156.49  $117.37  Buy Now 
This volume examines the legacy of Alexander, the Macedonian, as it survived and transformed itself in literature, the arts and archaeology in Asia. The tendency to idealise Alexander began in antiquity and by the Roman period, a body of romance had grown around him, which continued to expand in almost every language from Scotland to Mongolia. The portrait of Alexander as the universal conqueror who was also the civiliser and benefactor of mankind owes its origin to Plutarch who wrote in the... 
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Lucknow is abode of fine Arts and 'Ganga-Jamuna' culture. After the downfall of Delhi this cosmopolitan city had given shelter to a captivating panorama of arts and culture. Lucknow there after developed and refined every aspect of this culture throught the delicacy, mannerism and literary prominence of art and culture of Avadh, to give it world-recognition. In the Monuments of Lucknow the glorious golden era of Avadh has been expressed by commencing a tour through the famous buildings built in... 
 Neolithic-Chalcolithic Cultures of Eastern India  K.N. Dishit Neolithic-Chalcolithic Cultures of Eastern India   $125.49  $94.12  Buy Now 
 
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