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This book offers a new interpretation of the older Upaniṣads. Issues of textual authority in the Upaniṣads are examined, and the book also outlines a theory of textual criticism as applied to oral texts.
Alexandra van der Geer
This magnificently illustrated study of a vast amount of South Asian animal stone sculptures provides an art history covering almost four and a half thousand years, analyzing the art historical, archeological and cultural context of animals in society.
Walter M. Spink
These photographs of the Ajanta cave complex are the indispensable complement to the text volumes of Ajanta: History and Development. With maps, timechart, ornamentation checklist, and numerous details of the art of Ajanta.
Presented as a village ethnography, this book contributes to the ongoing debate regarding the relationship between Buddhist lamas and shamans by considering their co-existence and everyday interactions, as seen among the Lhopo (Bhutia) people of Sikkim.
Apatani oral tradition, in the eastern Himalayas, illustrates key cultural ideas, social practices and identity construction. A comparative analysis of Apatani stories reveals parallels across the extended eastern Himalayas, from Arunachal Pradesh to upland Southeast Asia and southwest China.
Michael Aram Tarr and Stuart Blackburn
Here is the first visual history of Arunachal Pradesh, a state in northeast India bordering on Tibet/China, Burma and Bhutan. Based on ample archival and field research, it illustrates a century and a half of cultural change in this culturally diverse and little-known region of the Himalayas.
Edited by Ellen M. Raven
The fifteenth meeting of the Association of South Asian Archaeologist was held in Leiden (The Netherlands) from 2 to 6 ]uly, 1999. Its proceedings collect 52 of the papers, covering the variegated arts, crafts, materials and techniques of the subcontinent.
Ghulam A. Nadri
Based on Dutch and English archival sources, this study analyses the political economy of Gujarat in the eighteenth century and situates the economic growth of the region in the broader context of the major issues and debates in the historiography of early modern South Asia and the Indian Ocean.
Piotr Andreevich Eltsov
This volume revisits the controversial issues of continuity and great tradition in protohistoric and early historic south Asia from a novel and provocative analytical perspective. It investigates the phenomena of the city and civilization in Bronze and Iron Age south Asia from the point of view ...
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