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Monsoon Ecologies: Irrigation, Agriculture and Settlement Patterns in Rajasthan During the Pre-Colonial Period

By: Mayank Kumar

Price: $38.80

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1200653

ISBN: 9789350980248

Condition: New


Contents: Preface. Introduction. I. Monsoon landscape: 1. Intimate visions: environment, territory and society. 2. Monsoon: possibilities with constraints. II. The rain-catchers: 3. Fluid stability: variable waterscape and settlement patterns. 4. Waterscapes: rain water harvesting and agro-pastoral landscape. 5. Visibly invisible: ecological imprints. 6. Epilogue. Bibliography. Index. The role of climate in general and the monsoon in particular, in the evolution and growth of human settlements in the area has been scarcely touched upon. Printed Pages: 300 View more info

Revisiting the History of Medieval Rajasthan : Essays for Professor Dilbagh Singh

By: Suraj Bhan Bhardwaj & Rameshwar Prasad Bahuguna and Mayank Kumar (Eds.)

Price: $58.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2018

Seller ID: 701488

ISBN: 9789386552228

Condition: New


Immensely rich and diverse documentation for the region have resulted in exceptional growth in the research conducted on the history of medieval Rajasthan. Professor Dilbagh Singh has been one of the pioneers to explore archival documents of the different principalities of Rajasthan in his research and under his guidance, generations of researchers have been able to integrate archival documentation with extraordinary literary works available on that region. This collection of essays encapsulates recent trends in exploring the history of Rajasthan envisioning medieval Rajasthan as not just the ... View more info