History, Archaeology & Culture of Narmada Valley
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History, Archaeology & Culture of Narmada Valley

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Item Code: UAF199
Author: R.K. Sharma
Publisher: Sharada Publishing House, Delhi
Language: English and Hindi
Edition: 2007
ISBN: 8188934453
Pages: 348 (Throughout B/W Illustrations)
Other Details 11.50 X 9.00 inch
Weight 1.40 kg
About The Book

The present publication is the logical outcome of the Proceedings of University Grants Commission sponsored National Seminars "History and Archaeology of the Narmada Valley Problems and Perspectives" and Narmada Valley Culture through the Ages-A Study in Distinct Identity" held at the C.P. Mahila Maha vidyalaya, a Postgraduate College affiliated to Rani Durgavati University, Jabalpur, M.P. Forty five selected research. papers published in this volume throw light on the latest trends of investigations conducted in the Valley of the Narmada. The aspects covered are: Geo archaeology, Prehistory, Proto history, Ancient, Medieval and Modern History, Art, Architecture and Painting, Numismatics and Epigraphy, Literature, Philosophy and Religion. Efforts have been made to conclude that in the different phases of their History and Culture the people of the Valley of the Narmada have always tried to maintain a distinct identity of their own and this continues even today.

About the Author

Dr. R.K. Sharma (b.1932), Professor and Head of the Department of Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology and Dean of Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Jabalpur, retired in 1992. His contri butions to the cause of Indian Archaeology in general and Archaeology of Madhya Pradesh in particular are widely acclaimed. The following his credit prestigious books are in his credit.
Madhya Pradesh Ke Puratattva Ka Sandarbh Granth (Bhopal, 1974): The Temple of Chausatha Yogini at Bheraghat (Delhi, 1978): Art of the Paramaras of Malwa (ed.) (Delhi 1979); The Kalachuris and their Times (Delhi, 1980); Archaeology of Bhopal Region (Delhi 1980); Indian Archaeology New Perspectives (ed.) (Delhi, 1982); Rock Art of India (asso. ed.) (Delhi, 1983), Vajapeya-Essays on Evolution of Indian Art and Culture (Prof. K.D. Bajpai Fel. Vol.) (ed.) (Delhi, 1987), Studies in Shell Script (ed.) (Delhi, 1990), Art of the Kalachuris (ed) (Bhopal, 1991); Excavations at Kakrehta (Delhi, 1992); Krsna Smriti (Prof. K.D. Bajpai Comm. Vol.) (ed.) (Delhi, 1995); Prehistoric Art in India (Dr. S.K. Pandey Comm. Vol.) (ed.) (Delhi, 1996); Kalachuri Rajoansha aur Unka Yug, 2 Vols.(ed.) (Delhi, 1998); Encyclopedia of Art, Archaeology and Literature in Central India, 2 Vols. (Delhi, 1998); Jaina Philosophy. Art and Science in Indian Culture (ed.) (Delhi, 2002); Tribal History of Central India, 3 Vols. (Delhi, 2002); Agnihotra: Studies in Indic Traditions (ed.) (Delhi, 2003), Archaeological Excavations in Central India (Delhi, 2003) and Revealing India's Past (Prof. A.M. Shastri Comm. Vol.) (ed.) (Delhi, 2005); Nagas - The Tribe and the Cult (Delhi, 2006). A Series of other books are in progress.

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