Imaging the Past: Indian History from Harappan Times to the Present Age
This volume is an assortment of twenty-three old studies by eminent scholars from all over the country covering a wide range of issues and debates in diverse fields of indological studies from Harappan times to the 20th century. The specialised areas of research involving these studies include Archaeology, Literature, Numismatics, Epigraphy, Iconography, Ethnography and Government Papers. Some of these studies mark a visible turn around in the concerned subjects. Other studies relate to fresh data excavation and the consequent modification of known ideas. All this is intended to cater to different tastes and interests among general readers as well as specialists.
Samarendra Narayan Aryahas had a brilliant academic career. A gold medalist in the M.A. (History and Sanskrit) from Patna University, he obtained his Ph.D. from the same university in 1997. He has publishedHistroy of Pilgrimage in Ancient India, AD 300-1200, Munsihram Manoharlal, Delhi 2004 and numerous research articles in different academic journals includingProceedings of Indian History Congress. He is a Professor of History at Magadh University.