ISBN: 9789384067397, 9384067393
Moves towards a general revision of ancient Indian History. Taking the aid of archaeological discovery, documentary material and linguistic study, it seeks to bring about a radical change in (1) comparative chronology, (2) the sequence of cultures and (3) the cultural character of several phases of India's career in antiquity. By a close investigation of the term karpasa for cotton in Sanskrit ...
Das, Ranjan Kumar
ISBN: 9788183440011, 8183440010
ISBN: 9788129117618, 8129117614
This book contains a wealth of information on every aspect of Ladakh. Ladakh is a land of natural wonders. Descriptions of lakes, passes, valleys and several famous and not-so-famous rivers make this book a delightful read.
Jhala, Angma Dey
ISBN: 9780199493081, 0199493081
It examines the transcultural, colonial history of the Chittagong Hill Tracts, C. 1798-1947. This book investigates how British administrators from the eighteenth to mid-twentieth enturies used European systems of knowledge, such as botany, natural history, gender, enumerative statistics, and anthropology, to construct these indigenous communities and their landscapes.
ISBN: 9780195680003, 0195680006
This book traces the history of the crises concerning the tiger and its survival in India, and the conservation efforts to battle them from the nineteenth century right up to the present.
Saraswati, Baidyanath (b.1932) (ed.)
ISBN: 9788124601037, 8124601038
With meticulous analysed of the lifestyle of the Himalayan pastoral nomads, the Lakshadweep Islanders, and Kanyakumari's Mukkuvar fisherfolk, among others, the studies here show how these communities follow the spirit of the natural world: not in imitation, but in continuation of the primal vision. Besides, the book also carries a brilliant overview of ecology vis-a-vis traditional resource man...
ISBN: 9780195669787, 0195669789
by Salim Ali, with an introd. by Ramachandra Guha
Sharma, Kamal Prasad (b.1934)
ISBN: 9788173871184, 8173871183
A research monograph dealing in depth with the geographic location and natural history of the area alongwith the mythological references to Siva and Saivite tradition, as gleaned through the centuries-old beliefs and practices of the inhabitants of Siva-Bhumi or the Siva-Land Brahmaur.
ISBN: 9789843390806, 9843390806
This volume deals with a comprehensive selection of 444 types of molluscan shells, giving brief description with a illustrated colour photographs. The collection testifies to the diversity of this species that has roamed the earth for about 500 million years. While the collectors are aware that the a Golden Age of conchology has begun, this effort seeks to match the new-found enthusiasm for kno...
ISBN: 9789937280280, 9937280281
Lumbini, Kapilavastu, Sainamaina and Lumbini Tharu Museums help people to understand and appreciate the natural world, the history of Sakya and Tharu civilizations, and the record of artistic, scientific, and technological achievements. Museums collect objects of scientific, aesthetic, or historical importance; care for them; and study, interpret, and exhibit them for the purposes of public edu...
ISBN: 9788185689678, 8185689679
Slavery originated during the age of savagery and continued into ancient civilizations. Slavery was there in Babylon and elsewhere in Mesopotamia; it was widely prevalent in ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome, centuries before the coming of Christ. Ancient India also had slaves but they were so mildly treated that foreign visitors like Megasthenes, who were acquainted with their fate in other count...
Story of its period of greatest development and change by an American Peace Corps Volunteer who came in the early 60s and staued to develop Natural History Museum and assist in the Annapurna Conservation Area Project.;
ISBN: 9788185990200, 8185990204
This book was first written in 1994 in order to summarize important new information on the ancient history of India that refutes commonly held views on the subject inherited from the nineteenth century. It was a condensation of longer material from books of mine like Gods, Sages and Kings, Vedic Aryans and the Origins of Civilization (with N.S. Rajaram) and In Search of the Cradle of Civilizati...
Daniel, JC et al.
ISBN: 9780198064503, 0198064500
ISBN: 9780195642766, 0195642767
The book brings out the essential features that have for long marked the interaction between environment, aconomy and society in Western Himalaya. Traversing a long period of 1800-1950, of changes and continuities in society and economy the author reveals the pervasive influence of ecology on the emergence of political territories on the pattern of village settlement and cultivation, and on the...
Hussain, Mir Ashaq et al
ISBN: 9788183391085, 8183391087
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