Author:Gautam Sengupta and Kaushik Gangopadhyay (eds)

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Archaeology in India: Individuals, Ideas and Institutions

By: Gautam Sengupta and Kaushik Gangopadhyay (eds)

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd. In Association with Centre for Archaeological Studies & Training, Eastern India, Kolkata: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032616

ISBN: 8121512026

Condition: New


This book, a collection of scholarly essays, presents recent researches on history of archaeology in India. The main thrust is on individual archaeologists, artefacts, princely dominions, modern Indian states, and local institutions. The central themes of archaeological research covered here are: Individuals, Ideas and Institutions. The essays in the section 'Individuals' narrate the lives and works of Col. Colin Mackenzie, Sir Alexander Cunningham, Valentine Ball and H.D. Sankalia. The section on 'Ideas' includes essays on artefactual studies, viz., ceramics, and coins. The theme of 'Institut... View more info