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Early Buddhist Transmission and Trade Networks

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This book examines catalysts for Buddhist formation in ancient South Asia and expansion throughout and beyond the northwestern Indian subcontinent to Central Asia by investigating symbiotic relationships between networks of religious mobility and trade.

Religions and Trade

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Religions and Trade carves new pathways into the world of religious dynamics. In this array of essays a number of international scholars investigate the ways in which eastern and western religions were formed and transformed from the perspective of “trade.”

The Middle East South Asia Folklore Bulletin

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South Asian Archaeology

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International Books in Print

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Panchsheel and the Future

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Panchsheel Agreement Between India And China, This Volume Seeks To Review Aspects Of The Historical And Cultural Relations Between India And China, And To Build On The Legacy Of Panchsheel To Chart Areas Of Future Sino-Indian Cooperation In Economic Relations, In Environmental Management, And In Other Areas Of Mutual Concern. Divided Into Three Main Sections, On The Cultural-Historical Legacy, The Political Relevance Of Panchsheel, And The Potentialities For Cooperation In Development, The Book Contains Contributions From Eminent Indian Scholars, Civil Servants And Public Institute Of International Studies, Beijing.

Die Datierung Des Historischen Buddha

Author : Heinz Bechert
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Prapanch Kanya

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In Prapanch Kanya the history of the last millennium gets re-written, with segues into Indian Philosophy, network theory, the issue of the Gypsy Diaspora, South East Asian history and genetic research. The various aspects of Indian Philosophy Vyakarana, Mimansa, Nyaya, Dharmashastra, Alankar and the Sciences are brought together holistically. Highlighting the contributions of the Indic civilisation to contemporary science and culture, this book draws parallels between the principles of Indian philosophy and the findings of advanced biology and genetics.

Luminous Bliss

Author : Georgios Halkias
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This book is a religious history of Pure Land Buddhism in Tibet covering developments from the ninth to the present century and focusing on its distinct literature and related religious practices. It contains as well an annotated translation of an important Tibetan Pure Land text.

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Author : Richard W. Bulliet
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The Earth and Its Peoples Brief Edition is a compact presentation of world history with a comparative approach and a global, balanced perspective. The themes of "Environment and Technology" and "Diversity and Dominance" unite the regions of the world. The Earth and Its Peoples Brief Edition offers a high level of scholarship with a supportive, student-friendly format.

Dissertation Abstracts International

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Himalayan Research Bulletin

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Bulletin of the Asia Institute

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Maritime India in the Seventeenth Century

Author : Sinnappah Arasaratnam
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Professor Arasaratnam has drawn on his own researches into the overseas trade of India and its commercial economy. He supplements this with a thorough study of the current historiography on these themes.The author presents a profile of the maritime region in what is arguably its most dynamic and productive period.

Maritime India

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Maritime India in the Seventeenth Century'This is an erudite addition to the expanding literature on the maritime history of India. Though the focus of the study is on the seventeenth century, it has wider implications for debates on wider issues.' --The Northern Mariner'...Sinnappah Arasaratnam's most notable contribution is his ample consideration of the exchange networks between India's coasts ...and Southeast Asia...' -- American Historical ReviewThe Indian Ocean: A History of People and the Sea'This book offers an excellent introduction to the common history of the societies that have been linked by maritime activity in the Indian Ocean.' --Mariner's Mirror'His strength...lies in an ability to put acrossacoherent narrative on social and political history with a minimum of fuss and pretension.' --The Economic TimesThis omnibus of three classic studies provides a basic grounding for scholars of India s maritime histo ry . LIn an introduction written especially for this edition Sanjay Subrahmanyam locates these classics in the extant literature in the area. He argues that these works, the older being a quarter of a century old, are still insightful to new entrants into the field of maritime history.Holden Furber's Rival Empires of Trade in the Orient, 1600 1800 is an account of European expansion in Asia in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. It tells the story of the rivalries of the East India companies and the growth of British maritime dominance, eventually leading to the PaxBritannica.Sinnappah Arasaratnam, in his Maritime India in the Seventeenth Century, supplements his own researches into the overseas trade of India and itscommercialeconomy, with a thorough study of the current historiography of these themes. He divides the maritime region into four zones Gujarat, Malabar, Coromandel, and Bengal and looks at the ports, the seas and the commerce of each regi on.Kenneth McPherson's The Indian Ocean: A History of the People and the Sea argues for the existence of a distinctive Indian Ocean World constituted by trade links and commercial networks established over several centuries, and tells us about the peoples, cultures, and economies of the Indian Ocean.

Kalh r white Water lily

Author : Gouriswar Bhattacharya
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Kalhar: Studies In Art, Iconography, Architecture And Archaeology Of India And Bangladesh Is A Collection Of Forty Research Papers In Honour Of Prof Enamul Haque, Founder And Formerly Director General Of The Bangladesh National Museum And Director Of The International Centre For Study Of Bengal Art At Dhaka, Bangladesh. These Papers Are Contributed By Eminent Scholars From India And Abroad Who Acknowledge Him As An International Scholar And Admire Him In The Scholarly World. These Articles, With Notes, References And Bibliography Are Well Illustrated And Are Grouped Into Five Sections, Viz Section-I Archaeology, Section-Ii: Art And Iconography, Section-Iii: Architecture, Sectin-Iv: Epigraphy And Numismatic And Section-V: Region And In Each Section Articles Have Been Arranged In Alphabetical Order Following Surname Of The Authors. Contents Section-I: Archaeology; Kunor: The Village Of Potters: An Archaeo-Ethnological Study By Mandira Bhattacharya, Subsistence Strategies Of The Chalcolithic People Of Bengal: A Case Study By Asok Datta, A Unique Burial System Of The Ahoms By S Jamal Hasan, History Of Cattagrama Port By Shahnaj Husne Jahan, Wari-Bateshwar And Archaeology Of Banglaedsh By Abu Imam, A Preliminary Study On Amulets And Pendants Found At Wari-Bateshwar, Bangladesh By Shan Sufi Mostafizur Rahman, Buddhist Relics And Relic-Caskets: An Archaeological Study By Mallar Mitra, Pre-Muslim Terracotta Ringwell: Excavated Remains From Mahasthangarh By Nasir Uddin Mobin; Section-Ii: Art And Iconography; Representation Of The Twenty-Eight Buddhas Of Former Aeons At Bagan By Eva Allinger, The Hidden God: Some Remarks On Yama And The Protectors Of The Sacred Space In Buddhist Art By Claudine Bautze-Picron, A Unique Jaina Ayagapatta From Lower Bengal By Sudipa Bandyopadhyay, Vasudeva-Vishu Images From Bengal: Development And Innovation: Is Lotus As Essential Attribute? By Gouriswar Bhattacharya, Mughal Paintings In The Freer Art Gallery, Washington By Ziyaud-Din A Desai, On The Semiotic Function Of Trees In Early Indian Art By Adalbert J Gail, Transmigration Of Legends Between India And The Hellenistic World: Two Cases By Suchandra Ghosh, Saree: Proud Heritage Of The Women Of South Asia By Zulekha Haque, Meru, Samavasarana And Simhasana: The Recurrence Of Three-Tiered Structures In Jaina Cosmology, Mythology And Ritual By Julia A B Hegewald, Representations Of Hariti In Bihar-Bengal By Isabell Johne, An Attempt At The Dating Of Sah-Ji-Ki-Dherl Casket By Sarita Khettry, Images Of Buddhist Goddesses Accompanied By Astral Deities By Gerd J R Mevissen, On The Importance Of The Dharmakosa-Samgraha: A Little Known Text On Buddhist Iconography By Shyam Chand Mukherji, Cultural Context In Indian Art: An Introspection By R C Sharma, Deccani Ceiling Panels Showing Astadikpalas And Natesa: An Analysis By Corinna Wessels-Mevissen, The Indo-Portuguese Quilt And Its Influence On The Nakshi Kantha By Niaz Zaman; Section-Iii: Architecture, Hammams Of The Mughal Period In Bangladesh By Nazimuddin Ahmed, Madrasah Architecture In Sultanate Bengal By Khoundkar Alamgir, Unpublished Views Of Dhaka (Dacca) By Sir Charles D Oyle, 7Th Baronet By Joachim K Bautze, The Shamashana Temples Of Joydevpur In The Ghazipur District By Nazly Chowdhury, Some Important Aspects Of Manarah By Muhammad Abdul Qadir; Section-Iv: Epigraphy & Numismatics; Two Undeciphered Inscriptions Of Varendra: An Appraisal By A K M Yaqub Ali, Re-Editing The Junwani Copper Plate Inscription Of Mahasivagupta Balarjuna Regnal Year 57 By Susmita Basu Majumdar, In Search Of Silver: Southeast Asian Sources For The Coinage Of Bengal By Pranab K Chattopadhyay, An Ornamented Brahmi Inscription By B N Mukherjee, Some Observations On The Ashrafpur Plates Of Devakhadga By Sayantani Pal, Silver Coins Of The Bengal Sultans: Designs And Artistic Motifs (13Th-16Th Century) By Sutapa Sinha, Nadiabhanga Copper Plate Charter Of The Time Of Prthivivigraha-Bhattaraka: Year 253 By Snigdha Tripathy; Section-V: Religion; A Note On The Term Smarta And The Smarta Tradition By Gudrun Buhhemann, Ganga-Kula-Tiiaka By R Nagaswamy.

Bulan Sabit

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Catalog of an exhibition held at the Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Nov. 10, 2005-Jan. 29, 2006, and at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Feb. 23-May 28, 2006.

Religion Index Two

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East Asian History

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The American Historical Association s Guide to Historical Literature

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This entirely new edition of a keystone reference is the place to start researching any topic in any field of history. Hundreds of historians from around the world have selected and provided commentary on the best and most useful works in their fields--almost 27,000 annotated citations--to provide unprecedented bibliographic guidance of extraordinary breadth, from prehistory to the twentieth century. Presented in an accessible format, this completely new work has been ten years in planning and execution. It is divided into sections arranged by chronology and national and regional history, with each section introduced by a brief historiographical essay. And it also contains expanded coverage of Africa, Asia, and North and South America. Each bibliographic citation is identified by a unique reference number and includes all essential data, along with a brief critical annotation written by a specialist in the field. Also included are guides to the contributors of annotations and complete author and subject indexes. An indispensable work for scholars, students, librarians, and general readers, the AHA Guide to Historical Literature is essential for anyone who is serious about history.