Arranged thematically under the sections People and Environment; Language Change, Education and Transmission of Knowledge; Gender History; Caste, Class, and Social Justice; Frontiers of History; Facets of Our Cultural Past; Money and Social Change; State in Indian History; and Towards Freedom-the essays by some of the most prominent historians and archaeologists in India traverse subjects that are central to the study of History in India. In their examination of primary data from a variety of sources, the contributors to this volume have pioneered inquiry into various historical themes that have come to attract much scholarly attention.
In turn, they have also provided new frameworks and offered fresh and original insights on various dimensions of Indian History.Established in 1935, the Indian History Congress is the largest association of professional historians.
In addition to the study of facets of Indian History and Archaeology, it has also sought to collaborate with many historians across the world, to promote the study in India of the history of other countries. *(less)
Academic libraries on India/K. Ravindran.
2. Academic libraries in higher education in Kerala: an assessment/G.
Public library development in India: an historical perspective since 1947/S.S.
Special libraries scene in India: a conspectus/K.P.
Manuscript libraries in India/P. Perumal.
6. Health information for the world: an overview with special reference to India/M.
Chandrakumaran Nair. 7.
Health science literature and information resources: global and Indian scenario/S. Balasubramanian.
8. Development of subject indexing in India/M.
Parameswaran and T.V.
Ramesh Kumar. 9.
Library computerisation in India: an overview/S. Shibu Ray and S.
Shynu Ray. 10.
Services in automated libraries: challenges and opportunities/Henry N. Mendelsohn.
11. Databases and networks in India/A.
Electronic journals/S. Shynu Ray and S.
Shibu Ray. 13.
The attitude of professional librarians towards information technology/K.P.
Somanathan Nair. 14.
Motivation to manage: a comparative study between male and female library and information students in the United States of(less)
Essential and relevant information on all matters have been included. Concise summaries of important operas and dance dramas have been given.
Nomenclatures pertaining to srutis and svaras have been given. Plural meanings for those technical terms which admit of them have been given.
Current terms as well as obsolete terms, current ragas as well as obsolete ragas, current talas as well as obsolete talas, current musical forms as well as obsolete musical forms and current musical instruments as well as obsolete musical instruments have been noticed in this dictionary. Though the present book concerns itself primarily with South Indian Music and Musicians, terms, ragas, talas, composers and instruments pertaining to North(less)
Brahmanical religious movements. d.
Natha and other minor cults. f.
Saktism and Tantricism. g.
a. Social life in Northern India.
b. Aspects of daily life.
c. Women in early medieval North India.
d. Society and economy in South India.
e. Women in early medieval South India.
f. Economy of North India.
g. Dimensions of Feudalism in early medieval India.
Sanskrit and Prakrit literature. b.
Tamil literature. c.
Kannada literature. d.
Telugu literature. e.
Malayalam literature. f.
Indo-Arabic literature. g.
Apabhramsa literature. 28.
a. North Indian painting.
b. Art and architecture of North India.
c. Art and architecture of South India.
Inscriptions of North India. b.
Inscriptions of South India. c.
Coinage of North India. d.
Coinage of South India. e.
Money, market and Feudalism. 30.
India's contacts with the outside world. 31.
Science and technology. Bibliography.
Index. "The Fourth Volume(less)
General and bioecology: 1. Special adaptations of snakes/B/D.
Scientific handling of snakes/Satish Kumar Sharma. 3.
Fauna of Indian snakes: a checklist/B.D.
Scientific and vernacular names of some common Indian snakes of India/B.D.
Fauna of Indian snakes and their conservation: an overview/T.S.
6. Some aspects of venomous Indian snakes/B.
7. Venomous snakes of North-East India/R.
The cobras of genus Naja in India/Wolfgang Wuster. 9.
The genus Daboia (serpentes: Viperidae)/Russell’s viper/Wolfgang Wuster. 10.
Ecology of saw-scaled viper, Echis carinatus (Schn.)/B.
D. Sharma and N.
II. Clinical study: 11.
Antivenin production in India/Suresh S. Jadhav and Subhash V.
Method of snakebite/Sherman A. Minton.
13. Epidemiology of snakebite in India/B.
B. Goitonde and M.
14. Treatment of snakebite and envenomation/B.
15. Study of 1140 cases of poisonous snakebite envenomation in a rural hospital of South Konkan coast of Maharashtra over a period of(less)
Venkata Reddy and R.K.
Background of the Indian theatre/Shailaja B. Wadikar.
3. Cultural heterogeneity in Indian drama/Obula Reddy.
4. Bhasa's Karna: a study/K.
Venkata Reddy. 5.
Tagore's Chitra: an archetypal analysis/R. Radhiga Priyadarshini.
6. Post-independence Indian drama and Badal Sircar/Santwana Haidar.
7. The versatility of Badal Sircar/Nandita Sinha.
8. Writer as fighter: concern for human rights violations in Mahasweta Devi's plays/M.
Caste, class and gender in Vijay Tendulkar's Ghashiram Kotwal/Brati Biswas. 10.
Mohan Rakesh on page and stage/G.R.
Mohan Rakesh's Halfway house: a thematic analysis/Shashi Khanna. 12.
A re-reading of Girish Karnad's plays with reference to myth and folktale/Veena Noble Dass. 13.
Girish Karnad's Yayati reconsidered/Seema Suneel. 14.
Girish Karnad's Tale-Danda: painful rite of passage/Y. Somalatha.
15. Patterns of tension in Girish Karnad's Nagamandala and The fire and the rain/Lakhwinder Singh Gill.
16. Beyond the new critical bias: approximating the partition pain in(less)
India women : the new configurations/Indu Prakash Singh. 2.
Changing status of Indian women : a myth or reality/Anupama Shandilya. 3.
Changing status of women in India/G. Narayana and A.
Status and role of contemporary women in rural India/Poonam Gupta. 5.
Decision roles of women in rural and semi-urban activities/S. Giriappa.
6. The changing status of tribal women in India/Manju Manral.
7. Social adjustment of women in urban India/Sarojini Wasson.
8. Feminist perspectives : some thoughts/Anuradha Bhoite.
9. Women's issues: need and modes of awareness raising/Chhaya Datar.
10. Gender and work/Amarnath R.
Das and Ch. Umamohan.
11. Divorces in Indian society/Rekha Pandey.
Index. "This book deals with the most important issues of changing status and emerging problems of women in Indian society.
The status of Indian women has undergone change with more and more women, particularly in urban India, becoming economically independent. This has made them more mobile in various(less)
Map and Itinerary. 1.
James Waterhouse: a career in photography/John Falconer. 2.
The work of Clarence Comyn Taylor in the Waterhouse albums/John Falconer. 3.
Bhopal: a brief history/Shaharyar M. Khan.
4. Dress and textiles in the photographs of James Waterhouse/Rosemary Crill.
5. James Waterhouse: his career in process printing/Michael Gray.
Appendices. The Waterhouse albums: catalogue of photographs.
Index. "This volume presents for the first time, the extraordinary career of photographic pioneer, James Waterhouse (1842-1922).
From his early years in Central India in the 1860s, to his technical achievements in Britain in the 1900s, this comprehensive account traces the life of a path-breaking figure devoted to the art of photography, acknowledged by his peers as "the father of photo-mechanical work", yet who has remained neglected within the world of photography. Waterhouse's first major photographic work was undertaken from 1861-62, shortly after his arrival in India as a very young Second Lieutenant in the(less)
The Puranic foundations of religious syncretism. 21.
The first great reformation : Sankara and the triumph of high intellectual tradition. 22.
The golden age of Brahmanical art. 23.
The supra-human tension in medieval sculpture. 24.
The synthesis of Tantrika culture. 25.
The heirs of Buddhism : the Vajra, Natha and Sahaja movements. VII.
Conflict and re-synthesis: 26. India and Islam : the phase of conflict.
27. The condition of the people in Turko-Afghan times.
28. India and Islam : the rapprochement or Hindustani phase.
29. The second great reformation : Ramananda and the people's Movements of Bhakti and social revolt.
30. Fresh bridges between Hinduism and Islam.
31. The Chaitanya Vaishnava Movement : renaissance in religion and literature.
32. Towards a national Padshahi under the Mughals.
33. The spiritual intimacy between Bhakti' and Sufism.
34. The rise of Sikh religious nationalism.
35. The restoration of the Hindu(less)
I. Library and information science education: 1.
Data mining technology for skills and knowledge in library education at Chicago State University: student assessment in live text software for tracking and teaching data mining/Gabriel Gomez. 2.
Accreditation: Panacea for producing better LIS professionals/N.R.
Satyanarayana and Ranjana Srivastava. 3.
Open access initiatives and E-LIS archive in library and information science/R. Raman Nair.
4. Brotherhood among LIS teachers and librarians: some issues on partnership/S.
Kumar and Leena Shah. 5.
Moral duties and responsibilities of Library and Information Science (LIS) professionals: an Indian perspective/Prashanta Kumar Behera, Bibhuti R. Mishra and Mukhtiar Singh.
6. Periodicals literature on library and information science education: bibliometric study/Rekha Mittal, Arti Sharma and Gian Singh.
II. Librarianship and library management: 7.
Library and information services in global information society/R.K.
Motivational approach to knowledge worker/Puspanjali Jena. 9.
Stress management in libraries/U.C.
Sharma and Mange Ram. 10.
Librarianship: stress clouds(less)
Sahyadri: Western Ghats biodiversity information system/T.V.
Ramachandra and A. Suja.
2. Biodiversity in Phytochemical research and development/T.
T. Sreelekha, Prabha Balaram and P.
Biodiversity assessment and its conservation strategies: an overview/N. Ramakrishnan.
4. Woody species diversity and conservation of tropical semi-evergreen forest in the Shervarayan Hills of Eastern Ghats, Tamil Nadu, India/K.
Kadavul and N. Parthasarathy.
5. A study of forest biodiversity using GIS and remote sensing techniques: a case study of Uttara Kannada district/ Prakash K.
L. and R.
6. Impact of industrial effluents and agrochemicals on biodiversity loss in aquatic environment/A.
G. Murugesan and C.
Wetlands, water resources and biodiversity: an integrated approach for Wetland restoration/N. Ramakrishnan and A.
Biodiversity and its values: an overview/N. Ramakrishnan, G.
Pandian, S. Sampath Kumar & P.
Study on the medicinal plants diversity in and around Tiruvannamalai Hill, Tiruvannamalai district, Tamil Nadu/M. Magendiran and N.
Introduction/Chittabrata Palit and Achintya Kumar Dutta. Epidemics, policy and practice: 2.
Epidemics and empire: a critique of public health policy in colonial India/Chittabrata Palit. 3.
Epidemics, empire and public health/Amiya Kumar Hati. 4.
Cholera: changing perceptions of its causality in the last two centuries--a cursory appraisal/Dhrub Kumar Singh. 5.
Calcutta plague: epidemic, colonial intervention and indigenous society 1898-1900/Amal Das. 6.
Coping with Leprosy in 19 century colonial Bombay/Simkie Sarkar. 7.
Malaria in the countryside in colonial Bengal: some demographic observations/Arabinda Samanta. 8.
Kala-azar epidemics in India/Kaushik Roy Choudhury and Syamal Roy. 9.
Upendranath Brahmachari in Pursuit of Kala-Azar/Achintya Kumar Dutta. Western Medicine: 10.
Emergence of Western Medical Institutions in India 1822-1911/Anil Kumar. 11.
'Colony' under a microscope: the medical works of W.M.
Haffkine/Deepak Kumar. Indigenous Medicine: 12.
Evolution of Ayurveda through the ages/Brahmananda Gupta. 13.
Travails of traditional medicine/Subrata Pahari. Gender and Health: 14.
Indigenous approach to delivery deaths in colonial Bengal/Mousumi(less)
M. Wipulasara Maha Thera.
The founder and the journal. 1.
The essentials of Buddhism/Anagarika Dharmapala. 2.
Message of the Buddha/Anagarika Dharmapala. 3.
The world's debt to Buddha/Anagarika Dharmapala. 4.
Buddha and the future of his religion/B.R.
C. of Buddhism/Bhadant Anand Kausalyayan.
6. Greatness of Buddha and Buddhism/Nalinaksha Dutt.
7. Buddhadeva/Rabindranath Tagore.
8. Buddhism the universal religion/Sir Hari Singh Gaur.
9. Practical aspect of Buddhism/Kushak Bakula.
10. True Buddhism/L.
11. The concept of dharma in Buddhism/L.
12. Modernity of ancient Buddhism/L.
13. The social philosophy of Buddhism/U.
The rise and fall of the Hindu woman (Who was responsible for it?)/B.R.
Social reforms among Buddhists/ Mahesh Tiwary. 16.
The Buddhist way of life/Devapriya Valisinha. 17.
This is the way to end Dukkha/S.N.
Buddha's path is to experience reality/S.N.
The way to Nirvana according to the Dhammapada/L.M.
I. The pattern of Indian civilization: 1.
The cultural interpretation of Indian history. 2.
The geography behind civilization. 3.
The political and cultural unity of Bharatavarsha. II.
The rise of Indian civilization: 4. The beginnings of civilization on the Sindhu.
5. The Vedic civilization on the Sarasvati.
6. Intellectual and social revolutions--Bhagavatism, Ajivikism and Jainism.
7. The ministry of Gautama the Tathagata.
III. The interchange between Indian and foreign civilizations: 8.
The empire from the Iranian plateau to the Indian ocean. 9.
The triumph of Pacifism : the humanitarian mission of Asoka, beloved of Gods. 10.
Indo-Hellenism : Yavana elements in Indian culture and art. 11.
The transformation of the caturvarnya : social absorption of foreigners. IV.
The flowering of Indian civilization: 12. The epic ideals of human relations.
13. The revolution in Buddhism : the Mahayana myth of universal love and salvation.
14. The Bodhisattva on(less)
Ancient Indian music and man. 4.
Indian music. 5.
Man and the aesthetics of Indian music. 6.
Dance, drama, and music. 7.
Indian dance: the background. 8.
Indian dance: theory and practice. 9.
Music--an expression of man's creative genius. 10.
The search for divinity in Khayal. 11.
Aspirations of the ideal musician. 12.
The Agra Gharana. 13.
Man's response to rhythm. 14.
Folk music of some Indian states. 15.
Music for posterity and role of the notation. Glossary.
Appendices. "Objective of this series of essays on Indian history and culture is to select contributions which could interest, educate and inspire our readers.
"Attempt has been made to make available to our readers best literature written by renowned scholars, through the ages, to enable our students, teachers, policymakers and our general readers to analyse the themes, they are interested in, in proper historical perspectives. This will enable them to(less)
1. In search of the roots of religion or Dharma: Linguistic and social routes/D.
2. Religions in complex societies: the myth of the 'Dark Age'/K.
3. Social dimensions of the Cult of Rama/Suvira Jaiswal.
4. Eros and history: Sahajiya secrets and the Tantric culture of love/Nupur Chaudhuri and Rajat Kanta Ray.
5. Religion and material life in Ancient India: D.
D. Kosambi and Niharranjan Ray/Barun De.
6. The Islamic background to Indian history: an interpretation of the Islamic Past/M.
Athar Ali. 7.
Kabir: the historical setting/Irfan Habib. 8.
Akbar and the Theologians' Declaration (Mahzar) of 1579/Osamu Kondo. 9.
The road to Sulh-i Kul: Akbar's alienation from theological Islam/Shireen Moosvi. 10.
The philosophy of Mulla Sadra and its influence in India/Syed Ali Nadeem Rezavi. 11.
Women in the Sikh Discourse: liberation or ambivalence?/Kamlesh Mohan. 12.
Constructing the Hindu identity/Dwijendra Narayan Jha. 13.
From religious and social reform to economic nationalism: the(less)
The English writings of Raja Rammohan Ray/Bruce Carlisle Robertson. 2.
The Hindu college: Henry Derozio and Michael Madhusudan Dutt/Sajni Kripalani Mukherji. 3.
The Dutt family Album: and Toru Dutt/Rosinka Chaudhuri. 4.
Rudyard Kipling/Maria Couto. 5.
Two faces of prose: Behramji Malabari and Govardhanram Tripathi/Sudhir Chandra. 6.
The beginnings of the Indian Novel/Meenakshi Mukherjee. 7.
The English writings of Rabindranath Tagore/Amit Chaudhuri. 8.
Sri Aurobindo/Peter Heehs. 9.
Two early-twentieth-century women writers: Cornelia Sorabji and Sarojini Naidu/Ranjana Sidhanta Ash. 10.
Gandhi and Nehru: the uses of English/Sunil Khilnani. 11.
Verrier Elwin/Ramachandra Guha. 12.
Novelists of the 1930 and 1940/Leela Gandhi. 13.
Narayn/Pankaj Mishra. 14.
Nirad C. Chaudhuri/Eunice deSouza.
15. Novelists of the 1950s and 1960s/Shyamala A.
Narayan and Jon Mee. 16.
Naipaul on India/Suvir Kaul. 17.
Poetry since Independence/Rajeev S. Patke.
18. From sugar to Masala: writing by the Indian Diaspora/Sudesh Mishra.
19. Looking for A.
K. Ramanujan/Arvind Krishna Mehrotra(less)
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