Twilight of the Past: Probing Indian History and Archaeology
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Book ID : 39065
ISBN-10 : 81-7305-419-3 / 8173054193
ISBN-13 : 978-81-7305-419-8 / 9788173054198
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Edition : (First Edition)
Language : English
xxiv, 300p., Illus., 29 cm.
CONTENTS:- 1. Prehistoric Research in South India: Concepts and Methods. 2. Recent Scientific Approaches to Archaeological Research in India. 3. Action Archaeology and Sustainable Development. 4. New Approaches to Rock Art Research. 5. A Preliminary Note on Impact Assessment Studies at Prehistoric Sites in Tamil Nadu. 6. Mesolithic Cultural Adaptations in North-Eastern Andhra Pradesh: A Geoecological Study. 7. Recent Discovery of Prehistoric Sites in the Lower Kaveri Valley, Tamil Nadu. 8. Man-Land Relationship in the Upper and Central Pennar Basin of Andhra Pradesh: With Special Reference to Neolithic Culture. 9. The Protohistoric Krishna Valley: Problems and Propects. 10. Interpretation of Terracotta Figurines of early Andhra. 11. Prevalence of mother and Child Terracotta Images and Their Significance in Tamil Nadu. 12. Taj Mahal: Conservation and Management. 13. Integration of the Boys into the Andhra Society-A Study. 14. A Unique Inscription of Kulottunga Chola II at Srirangam. 15. Kingship and State Formation in Medieval Andhradesa. 16. Urbanization in Rayalaseema under the Rayas of Vijayanagara (AD 1336-1648). 17. Trade and Commerce in Ancient Belgaum. 18. Education in Pre-Colonial Pondicherry (AD 750-1600). 19. Medicine in Buddhist Tradition Kirankranth Choudhary. 20. Environmental Conservation-A Historical Perspective. 21. Nature Conservation in the Tamil Tradition-A Historical Perspective. 22. Glory Bitten but Not Battered: A Historical Investigation of the Cult of Ayyanar. 23. Subaltern History and Postmodernism. 24. Regional Approaches in the Writing of History. 25. Tripartite Trade: Types of textiles of the English Trade on the Coromandel Coast (1611-1652). 26. A Study of New Communities in Pondicherry under the French. 27. Early Resistance to Colonialism in French India-A Study Based on the Diary of Veera Naicker II. 28. Atrocities in the Andaman Islands under the Regime of Japan (1943-45). 29. The Glowing Haveli: A Study of the Multifaceted Contributions of Women in the Cochin Royal Family. 30. From Monologic to Dialogic: Current Research Trends on Flok Culture Studies. 31. Floklore and Cultural Constructions in Colonial South India. 32. Historical Material in Veerapandya Kattabommu Kathaipadal: A Study. 33. Animal Symbolism in Indian Folk and Tribal Dances.
The present volume fulfils a long-felt need in South Asian Studies by initiating a multidisciplinary approach to the study of history and archaeology of the region. The volume explores possibilities and endorses the active involvement of various disciplines. It is hoped that this will lead to increased inputs in the study and practice of archaeology.