By: Jan E. M. Houben (Ed.)
New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2012
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 102555
The present volume is the outcome of a seminar on the Ideology and Status of Sanskrit held in Leiden under the auspices of the International Institute for Asian Studies. The book contains studies of crucial periods and important areas in the history of the Sanskrit language, from the earliest, Vedic and pre-Vedic periods, through the period in which the (restricted) use of Sanskrit spread over practically all of South (including part of Central) and Southeast Asia (sometimes referred to as the period of 'Greater India') up to the recent history of Sanskrit in India. The contributions of this ... View More...