604p., Plts., Figs, Maps, 29 cm. (Prof. Dr. R.N. Mehta Commemoration Volume)
CONTENTS:- Vol.1: Archaeology: 1. Recently discovered ostrich Eggshell from Nagwada, Gujarat/V.H. Sonawane. 2. The prehistoric remains in the northern part of Bhavanagar district/V.K. Jairath. 3. Stone age man in Rajasthan/Vijai Kumar and H.C. Misra. 4. Rock paintings in Bhopal/V.S. Wakankar. 5. Rock-engravings at tabo/A.K. Sinha. 6. The origin and purpose of megalithic port-hole/K.P. Rao. 7. Environmental background for the beginning of agriculture in Maharashtra/S.A. Sali. 8. Study of settlements and population in the Harappan context of India/T.N. Roy. 9. Unpublished copper hoard in some private collection of India/Madhuri Sharma. 10. The Indian protohistoric copper rings: some socio-economic considerations/Krishna Kumar. 11. On the origin of northern black polished ware in India/Ashoka K. Mishra and Pushpa Lata Singh. 12. Buddhist remains near Thanesar/Manmohan Kumar. 13. Archaeology of Vidisha district (from protohistoric to the Paramara period)/K.K. Tripathi. 14. Buddhist remains in Maldives/S.S. Gupta. 15. Archaeology of Goraja (Vadodara district), Gujarat/R.D. Singh. 16. Investigations in the valley of Khari and Mansi rivers/B.R. Meena. 17. Geography of Dakshinapath in the Valmiki Ramayana/Bhagwan Singh Suryavnshi. 18. Lalabhagat Kukkuta Dhwaja: a reapprisal/K.S. Shukla. History: 19. Alexander's invasion and Indian literature/Atul Kumar Singh. 20. Identification and place of Prakasaditya: A later imperial Gupta King/Nisar Ahmad. 21. Fresh light on the early history of the Maitrakas/Ajay Mitra Shastri. 22. The emergence of a classical phase in Indian history/Mainak Kumar Bose. 23. Prof. H.D. Sankalia on the history of Nalanda/B.N. Misra. 24. Sriparvata and Vijayapuri/J.K. Sarma. 25. Huna rule in Bundelkhand/K.L. Agrawal. 26. Conquest of Gujarat by the Turks as depicted in some persian and non-persian sources/V.S. Bhatnagar. 27. Maghas of south Kosala/S.K. Pandey. 28. Area measures used in Gujarat before 13th century/Saradha Srinivasa. 29. The Devaraja cult of Kambuja/K.K. Saxena. 30. Ellora--the home town of Rashtrakutas/H.S. Thosar. Epigraphy and Numismatics: 31. Kukad copper-plate grant of Maitraka King Dhruvasana-1, Valabhi Samvat 206/Pravinchandra Parik and Bharati Shelat. 32. Some observations on the fragmentary marble slab inscription from Hund/Ashvini Agrawal. 33. Social and economic conditions as reflected in the pre-Chaulukya inscriptions of Gujarat/H.G. Shastri. 34. A bilingual inscription from Siddhpur in North Gujarat/Z.A. Desai. 36. Historical significance of the figures of Kings and deties found on the coins of Indo-Seythian, Parthian and Kushana Kings/Lily Srivastava. 37. A coin of King Satavahana from Malwa/B. Muralidhar Reddy and G.V. Bhaskara Reddy. 38. A note on two Mysore Kingdom coins of Tipu Sultan and Krishna Raja Udaiyar/Indra G. Bhagia. Religion: 39. An early evidence of Jainism from Chanderi and fresh views on Kharavla/C.B. Trivedi. 40. Mahesvra institution in Tamil Nadu/D. Dayalan. 41. Impact of Vaisnavism on the social system in Gujarat from the early times upto 1600 A.D./Hari Priya Rangarajan. General: 42. Recent researches in the ancient history of Gujarat/H.G. Shastri. 43. Rationalism and modern ideas in ancient and medieval India/Suresh Chandra Banerji. 44. Agrarian society and social change under colonial dispensation: A case of broach 1800-1850/Raj Kumar Hans. 45. Social consciousness of tribals of South Gujarat: a study of their folk literature during the British period/Shirin Mehta. 46. The Suratee Sunni Vohras of south Gujarat: a case study of a social reformer of Motamiya Mangrol/G.A. Pandor. 47. An analytical study of the practice of female infanticide among the Rajputs in Saurashtra/S.V. Jani. 48. Merchants and urban property: a study of Cambay documents of the 17th--18th centuries/Jawaid Akhtar. 49. The dynamics of social change in Gujarat: a case study of Pardi Taluka, Surat Collectorate, in the nineteenth century/Gita Bajpai. Vol.2: Archaeology: 50. The Kalachuri temples of Gandai and Ghatiyari/S.K. Bajpai. 52. Note on an unknown fort: Gangora district Bharatpur, Rajasthan/H.N. Singh. 53. Some historical and archaeological issues concerning Ayodya's Rama Janmabhumi/S.P. Gupta. 54. Newly discovered Siva temple at Vangaon, dist. Vidisha (M.P.)/B.L. Nagarch. 55. Monolithic temples of India/G.T. Shendey. 56. Copper in ancient world: a literary study/D.N. Tripathi. 57. Examples to illustrate activities of preservation and restoration of architectural monuments during the ancient and medieval period in India/S.K. Bhowmik. 58. An inscribed door--Jamb of Bodh-Gaya/Debala Mitra. 59. New inscription of Vastupala: Patan/Vilas Jadhav. Art, Sculpture and Paintings: 61. Indian Art: a source of cultural integration/K.D. Bajpai. 62. Balarama as an attendant of Vishnu/Devendra Handa. 63. The Vahana (Vehicle of mount) of Ganesa/Y. Krishan. 64. The origin of the new Gujarati Painting style of the 16th Century A.D./Lalit Kumar. 65. The images of Nri-Varaha incarnation of Vishnu/M. Rao. 66. A note on the earliest image of agni from Mathura/B.N. Mukherjee. 67. Goddess Chamunda: an iconographical study/O.P. Misra. 68. Two Jain Bronzes from Rajasthan/P.K. Trivedi. 69. Hanuman sculpture of Karnavati/Rajesh Janindar. 70. Skanda images from Chittaurgarh region/Ramesh Thakkar. 71. An early Surya figure from Samalaji/Ravi Hajarnis. 72. Sculptures as the source of socio-economic history of Madhya Pradesh/S.K. Sullerey. 73. Indian influence on early Japanese art and Painting/Upendra Thakur. 74. Identification of the votive disc Goddess/P.K. Agrawala. History: 75. Rama legends at Prambanan (Indonesia)/Krishna Deva. 76. Jayanakas's Sanskrit poem on the genealogy of the Chauhan Kings of Ajmer/Manabendu Banerjee. 77. Sanskrit lexicons composed in Gujarat/Bharati K. Shelat. 78. Sixteen noble families of the Kumbandas/Prithvi Kumar Agrawal. 79. Urban history and archives/Pankaj T. Desai. 80. Remains of Buddhist manuscripts in Central Asia/Rasesh Iamindar. 81. Asuri's role in Sankhya history/Lallanji Gopal. 82. Some Puranic records on Sudras--a brief review/S.G. Kantawala. 83. Gujarat's trade contact with south east Asia: a preliminary study/Shushmita Sen. General: 84. Preservation of birch-bark manuscripts/Binduvasini Joshi. 85. Less known Jagannatha Pandita and his unpublished works/B.P. Pandya. 86. Security of monuments/P.S. Nandal. 87. Regional museums--vibrant cultural centres/Seyed Rafiqa Sultana, Sayed Afroz Sultana. 88. The path of profound peace/Niranjan Bhai Trivedi. 89. The new man for the new order--the vision of J. Krishna Murti/Nitin J. Vyas.