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Perspectives on Indian History, Historiography and Philosophy of History

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Short Descriptions

This book — a collection of papers on Indian history — deals with Greek historians, the Indian epic and Puranic tradition of historiography, cultural expansion of the Aryans, the society, trade and commerce in ancient India; and its contacts with other parts of Asia. The volume has analysed in detail India’s War of Independence 1857.

More Information

ISBN 13 9788124604878
Book Language English
Binding Hardcover
Total Pages 342
Edition 1st
Release Year 2009
Publisher D.K. Printworld Pvt. Ltd.
Author G.P. Singh
Category History & Archaeology  
Weight 675.00 g
Dimension 14.00 x 22.00 x 1.80

Details

The volume is a collection of papers on certain aspects of Indian history, historiography and culture. The papers are fundamental, insightful and path-breaking to some extent. Combining literary, archaeological, scientific and other perspectives, they cover a range of subjects stretching from ancient to modern India. The volume deals with the Greek historians, the Indian epic and Puranic tradition of historiography, colonial and cultural expansion of the Aryans, the early history of north-west India, society, trade and commerce in ancient India, economic, political and cultural contacts of India with other parts of Asia in ancient and medieval periods, and the 1857 War of Independence in India. It takes up some very interesting and new subjects like role of Brahmanas in the anti-Alexander movement in north-west India and the concept of national integration in ancient India. It explores the sources of history of Uttar Pradesh and the antiquity of Ayodhya and historicity of Rama in an interesting study. The volume will be of immense use to historians and scholars of philosophy.
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