Author: Asiatic Society (Calcutta, India)



Category: Oriental philology


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New Farmers' Movements in India

Author: Tom Brass

Publisher: Taylor & Francis


Category: Social Science

Page: 290

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The essays in this collection focus on the reasons for and background to the emergence during the 1980s of the new farmers' movements in India. In addition to a more general consideration of the economic, political and theoretical dimensions of this development, there are case studies which cover the farmer's movements in Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Karnataka.

Early India

From the Origins to AD 1300

Author: Romila Thapar

Publisher: Univ of California Press


Category: History

Page: 555

View: 694

This new book represents a complete rewriting by the author of her A History of India, vol. 1. Includes bibliographical references (p. 542-544) and index.

Sanskrit Play Production in Ancient India

Author: Tarla Mehta

Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publ.


Category: Political Science

Page: 446

View: 727

Sanskrit Play Production in Ancient India moves through three levels of understanding: (1) What the components of the traditional Natya Production are as described in Natyasastra and other ancient Indian dramaturgical works; how they are interrelated and how they are employed in the staging of Rasa-oriented sanskrit plays?Probing deep into the immense reaches of time to India`s archaic past the author pieces together a fascinatingly intricate design of play production down to the units and subunits of expression and executive.

The Sants

Studies in a Devotional Tradition of India

Author: Karine Schomer

Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publ.


Category: Bhakti

Page: 472

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Dance Dialects of India

Author: Ragini Devi

Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publ.


Category: History

Page: 234

View: 111

"India, dance, Shrimati Ragini Devi, Indian classical dance, dance-drama, Kathakali."

The Great Partition

The Making of India and Pakistan

Author: Yasmin Khan

Publisher: Yale University Press


Category: History

Page: 251

View: 259

Examines the context, execution and aftermath of partition, integrating the knowledge of political manoeuvres with an understanding of their fundamental social and cultural consequences. This account draws together a body of research to reappraise independence and division and reinforce its catastrophic human cost.