History Today
No. 15 (2014)
IAS CENTRE MUSEUM IHCS HH
 


Contents

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Editorial vii
Articles


Western Representation of Early Modern India

Keshav Mishra

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Buddhist Monasteries in Zangskar Region

R.C. Agrawal

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Court, Culture and the Arts: Lesser known Persian sources (18th Century CE)

Chander Shekhar

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Dynamics of English Trade and Commerce in the Riverine City of Medieval Patna

Rohan

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The Changing Contours of the Character and Personality of the Ayah in English Fiction and Non-Fiction During the Nineteenth Century

Anil Jessop Chauhan

36


Odam - The Sewn Boat of Lakshadweep, Pointers to Indian Maritime Tradition

Lotika Varadarajan

46


A Fresh Appraisal to the Stone Images of Hindu Gods in Museums of Myanmar

Vinay Kumar Rao

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The Educational Policy in Colonial India: Causes and Effects

Ankit Agarwal

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Bhakti, Royalty and Fortunes of a Vishnu Temple: Growth of Sree Padmanabha Swami Temple as a Royal Shrine

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Gopi Krishnan. G

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Relevance of Manusmrti in Contemporary India

Saroj Gulati

91


Response and Reaction to Colonial Rule in Punjab - A Case Study of Civil Disobedience

S.K. Jolly

96


Benaras: During Colonial Rule

Asha Joshi

100


Role of Hyderabad State in 1857

Vandana Kaushik

104


Power and Politics in Ancient India – Secularism, Sectarianism and Opportunism in the Governance of King Guhasena

Pankaj Sharma

107


The Forgotten Marina: Interrogating Kallada of Kollam

Vysakh A.S.

111


Discovery of an Inscription and Historical Tradition of Parashara-Tirtha, District Karnal, Haryana

Arun Kesarwani, Surinder Vashisth, Rajpal, Vinay Kumar, Mohan Lal and Sananda

118


Mughal Emperor Babur’s Contribution for the Planning and Designing of Gardens in India (1526-1530 CE)

S.M. Azizuddin Husain

123


Hindu Monasteries of Mattamayur Sect of Shaivism in Bundelkhand Region: A study on the basis of Rannod Inscription

Neeta Yadav

128


A Study of Buddhist Sculptural Remains from the District Murshidabad, West Bengal

Bijan Mondal

131

Notes, News and New Source Material
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Rare Representation of a Sakyamuni Buddha with Ashta-Maha-Bodhisattva-Mandala in Ghosravan, Bihar: An Iconographical Study

Pampa Biswas


Chauri-Chaura: Retrospective Account

Aroop Chakravarti


Survey, Documentation and Study of VetaŻl±a Images and Cult from Konkan Region of Maharashtra

Shilpa Hadap


Newly Discovered Rock Art Sites in Adhaura Block of Kaimur Region, Bihar

Sachin Kumar Tiwary, Kamala Ram Bind


A Copper Ring of the Aulikara King Naravarmman

Devendra Handa


Abjad: The Numerological Language of Archaeology

Mohd. Azhar Sabir


Report of the XXXVII Annual Conference of Indian History and Culture Society

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Book Reviews

157


Balance Sheet 160
New Life Members 162
Membership Form
Plates


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