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Author Name    Hartmut Scharfe

Title   Education in Ancient India

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Brand New

Edition   First Edition

Size   16.5 x 25 Cm

Publisher   Leiden, The Netherlands Brill 2002

ISBN    9004125566 / 9789004125568

Seller ID   028899

This is the first comprehensive survey of all aspects of education in India, both in the oral and written traditions. Chronologically it covers everything from the Vedic period upto the Hindu kingdoms before the establishment of Muslim rule. If relevant, the reader will regularly find sidesteps to modern continuities. The role of the oral tradition and the techniques of memorization are discussed, the education in small private tutorials and the development of large monasteries and temple schools approaching university character. Professional training, the role of the teacher and of foreign languages are dealt with, and the impact of the peculiar features of Indian education on Indian society. The full documentation facilitates quick access to the original sources scholarly literature on Indian education. A true reference work. Printed Pages: 372 with 9 illustrations.

Education in Ancient India

Price = 150.00 USD


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