Author:Atreyi Biswas


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Famines in Ancient India

By: Atreyi Biswas

Price: $14.38

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 2000

Seller ID: 105938

ISBN: 812120660X

Condition: New

This book, unique in its kind, attempts to define the factors responsible for Famines in pre and proto-historic periods of Indian History based on Archaeological data in ecological context and literary sources. An extensive Study of archaeological reports, covering a Large chronological span, from the Harappan Cultural horizon till the Beginning of Christian era, reveal of numerous droughts and floods which devastated many geographical units with human settlements from time to time. Ecological degeneration due to concentration of Population and degradation due to deforestation, contributed lar... View more info

Women in the Ràmkathàs

By: Atreyi Biswas

Price: $15.90

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 2016

Seller ID: 111003

ISBN: 8121213126

Condition: New

Women in the Ramakathas attempts to focus on the unfavourable conditions of women in the various renderings of the Rama legends, originating from Valmiki Ramayana. Through 2000 years of Indian literary tradition and folklore, these have been moulded and reshaped, according to the beliefs and understanding of later composers. The basic concept of the role of women remains, however, more-or-less unaltered. Atreyi Biswas evaluates the status of women in the Ramakatha traditions through a historical perspective. No sacrilege or dishonour is intended in criticizing the main character Rama; the focu... View more info

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The Political History of Hunas in India

By: Atreyi Biswas with a Foreword By A.L. Basham

Price: $8.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026559

ISBN: 8121504090

Condition: New

Printed Pages: 258 with 6 coin plates and 2 maps. View more info