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Indian history is the history of a nation called Bharat that has at times spanned as far as Thailand, Indonesia and Persia. India culture and it's wisdom has influenced the entire planet.
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 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... 
 Alampur: A Study in Early Chalukyan Art  P.R. Ramachandra Rao Alampur: A Study in Early Chalukyan Art   $27.78  $20.83   
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These discoveries establish the Alampur temples to be the proto-types originated and developed by the Chalukyas in their hegemony at Aihole, Pattadakal and Badami in Karnataka, independently of any proximate Gupta influence. Also, importantly, by the transmission of influences through the political incursions of the Chalukyan kings into the Kalinga territory (historic orissa), its famed temples at Mukhalingam were mediately derived. 
 Alberuni's India  Edward C. Sachau Alberuni's India   $20.99  $15.74  Buy Now 
It was in 1017 AD, at the behest of Sultan Muhmud of Persia, Alberuni, aka A1-Biruni, travelled to India to learn about the Hindus, and to discuss with them questions of religion, science, and literature, and the very basis of their civilisation. He remained in India for thirteen years, studying and exploring. Alberuni's scholarly work has not been given the due recognition it deserves. Not for nearly eight hundred years would any other writer match Alberuni's profound understanding of almost... 
 Amartya Sen's Hindu Bash  V.S. Sardesai Amartya Sen's Hindu Bash   $10.99  $8.24  Buy Now 
The volume is an erudite work on Nobel Laureate Prof. Amartya Sen's perception of Hinduism and the Hindus as evident in his books The Argumentative Indian and Identity and Violence. It examines Sen's stinging views on Hindutva and Hindu culture. The author argues that the works engage in Hindu-baiting and scrutinizes certain discrepancies that have crept in as a result of accepting theories, such as Sri Rama was a myth and Ramayana is a parable, uncritically. The book also comments on Prof.... 
 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,... 
 An Introduction to Epic Philosophy  Subodh Kapoor An Introduction to Epic Philosophy   $179.95  $134.96  Buy Now 
The Epic Age of India was an age of Light and Darkness, Peace and Unrest, Progress and Decline, Prosperity and Adversity- an age of proud self-assertion and fiery valour. It was an age of excellent learning, culture, religion, philosophy. moral and manners, solemn rites and pompous ceremonies. It was an age where the learned Rishis became the pioneers of civilization. They traveled all over India, selected suitable sites for their hermitages on hill-tops, by tidal rivers or in some lovely and... 
 An Introduction to Hindu Culture: Ancient & Medieval  Swami Harshananda An Introduction to Hindu Culture: Ancient & Medieval   $4.99  $3.74  Buy Now 
The book presents a panoramic view of Hindu culture in all its aspects from the ancient days to the end of the medieval period.     
 Ancestral Voices  Ramesh Chandra Shah Ancestral Voices   $10.99  $8.24  Buy Now 
This is an extraordinary attempt to record and recover the long-neglected 'ancestral voices' of Indian civilisation.  The publication and subsequent reprinting of our civilisation ally significant lectures that Shah delivered at Temenos Academy, London in 1998, in the form of the book, is a welcome addition to the short-list of titles that sincerely explore the meaning of India. 
 Ancient India  R.C. Majumdar Ancient India   $37.49  $28.12  Buy Now 
This is a comprehensive, intelligible and interesting portrait of Ancient Indian History and Civilization from a national historical point of view. The work is divided into three broad divisions of the natural course of cultural development in Ancient India: (1) From the prehistoric age to 600 B.C., (2) From 600 B.C. to 300 A.D., (3) From 300 A.D. to 1200 A.D. The work describes the political, economic, religious and cultural conditions of the country, the expansionist activities, the... 
 Ancient India in a New Light  K. D. Sethna Ancient India in a New Light   $31.49  $23.62   
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Broadly serves as a sequel to The Problem of Aryan Origins and Karpasa in Prehistoric India. The author effectively challenges the modern chronology. Part One "lays out the traditional-Puranic scheme of Indian history and focuses on a crucial problem in India of the 4th century B.C. for which the Puranically derived answer oposes the current solution very impresively. It goes on to drive the modern chronologist into a corner from which there seems to be no logical escape." Part two "aims at... 
 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... 
 Ancient Indian Coinage  Rekha Jain Ancient Indian Coinage   $31.49  $23.62  Buy Now 
This book studies ancient India's monetary economy in terms of its 'coinage' through six successive periods--from the janapadas to the pre-medieval. It establish linkages between the ancient coins and their references in ancient texts. 
 Ancient Indian Dynasties  V.S.Misra Ancient Indian Dynasties   $22.49  $16.87  Buy Now 
 
 Ancient Indian Rituals and Their Social Impact  Shailendra Sengar Ancient Indian Rituals and Their Social Impact   $160.49  $120.37  Buy Now 
The book holds that the beliefs and ideals of different civilizations are formulated in their rituals more explicitly than in any other cultural trait which gives the study of ritualism a greater historical significance. This book also examines the steps taken by the classical thinkers for restoring their deteriorating traditional social order and the declining hegemony of their managerial class in the society. The work evoked great scholarly interest and was acclaimed as a significant... 
 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.... 
 Antiquities of Western Himalayas (2 Vols.)  Sunil Khosa Antiquities of Western Himalayas (2 Vols.)   $288.49  $216.37  Buy Now 
Himalaya is known as the abode of Lord Siva. Its cultural, social, religious and political significance is so vast that it allured the foreigners in the ancient past and continues to entice people from every nook and corner even today. The present book Antiquities of Western Himalayas has dealt with the cultural aspects of the western Himalayas. An art heritage may belong to a particular region yet it transcends all physical and language barriers to become a pan-human phenomena. The authors of... 
 Appreciation of Indian Art  C.P. Sinha Appreciation of Indian Art   $70.18  $52.64  Buy Now 
Art in India, as in other countries of the world, was principally devoted to the service of religion. It reflects the intimate relationship of ideas and life.Mythology, symbolism and iconography are just vehicles or aids to understand the essence and spirit of Indian art as each symbol or every icon has a specific meaning and is expressed with a specific purpose. To appreciate and enjoy Art in its proper perspective, it is imperative to understand the inner meaning and the philosophy behind the... 
 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... 
 Archaeology of Bet Dwarka Island : An Excavation Report  A.S. Gaur Archaeology of Bet Dwarka Island : An Excavation Report   $96.49  $72.37  Buy Now 
The book incorporates archaeological findings, both from land and under-water explorations, carried out a Bet Dwarka by the Marine Archaeology Centre of the National Institute of Oceanography, Goa. Bet Dwaraka is one of the most significant archaeological sites in Okhamandal region of Gujarat as it has preserved the longest cultural sequence, commencing from protohistoric period to modern times. The time bracket of archaeological remains have been well supported by the scientific dates such as... 
 Archaeology of Mayurbhanj  Prabodh Kumar Mishra Archaeology of Mayurbhanj   $26.67  $20.00  Buy Now 
This book delves into the rich antiquity of Mayurbhanj as evident in its archaeological discoveries. It discusses how the patronage of enlightened rulers helped archaeologist-scholars like K.P. Bose to unravel Mayurbhanj's ancient wealth. Table of Contents: Preface Historical background Archaeology of Haripur Archaeology of Khicing Epilogue Postscript Visuals Appendix Bibliography Index. 
 Archaeometallurgy in India  Vibha Tripathi Archaeometallurgy in India   $115.49  $86.62  Buy Now 
Ancient metals and their manufacturing make a fascinating, as well as challenging subject of academic investigation. The overgrowing application of scientific knowledge and sophisticated analytical techniques in archaeological studies have opened newer perspectives on the understanding of ancient metals and metallurgy. The resultant inter-disciplinary subject of Archaeo-metallurgy adds new dimensions to archaeological research. It bridges the gap of Arts and Sciences. It is only through such an... 
 Arms and Armour Traditional Weapons Of India  E. Jaiwant Paul Arms and Armour Traditional Weapons Of India   $33.44  $25.08   
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A soldier values his sword almost as much as his life and a Rajput's most powerful and binding oath was by his sovereign's throne (gadi ki an) or by his arms (ya sil ki an) or by his sword and shield (dhal talwar ki an).Akbar's swords had names and ranks assigned to them and these were sent by rotation each night to his bed chamber. This book traces the development of the weapons of the Indian warrior, from the earliest to modern times, and also provides illustrations of a wide variety of the... 
 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... 
 Art and Culture Under the Sungas  Dr. Vijay Kumar Mathur Art and Culture Under the Sungas   $67.38  $50.54  Buy Now 
The Sunga rule marks an important epoch in the political, religious, social, economic and literary field in ancient India. The author has presented in elaborate form a picture of the developments of the arts of sculpture, architecture and terracotta of this period. A detailed survey of the sources of the material, an exhaustive bibliography, an index and the plates make this book a rich contribution to the study of the art. About the Author:Dr. Vijay Kumar Mathur is M.A., Ph.D. in... 
 Asoka  Radhakumud Mookerji Asoka   $16.49  $12.37  Buy Now 
Written by one of the eminent historians this book brings out substantially the chief features of King Asoka's glorious rule. It represents Asoka as a great humanitarian, wise statesman, good administrator, social reformer and upholder of truth, law and order. Nowhere else can we get such an immense wealth of information on the social and cultural mileu in the regin of this monarch. The book is divided into eight chapters. Of these the first six deal with the early life and family of the... 
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