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History Today Vol. 4 (2003)

Journal of the Indian History and Culture Society

 

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History Today is an official organ of the Indian History and Culture Society that is sincerely and single-mindedly devoted to history, historical archaeology, studies of manuscripts, education, literature, linguistics, etc.

The present volume, being a reprint of an earlier issue, contains eight articles written by eminent historians and art lovers. The subjects vary from Pattern of Urban Growth in northern India; shifting contours of Temple Patronage in Rajasthan; Tawaif and Khawas in erstwhile Hyderabad State; Islam and Islamic Iconoclasm in India; Prof. Habib's reaction to ASI's Report on Ayodhya; a critique of Habib's reaction; Rejection of Caste Inequalities by the Sikh Gurus; and use of Plastering Materials in Ancient India. The volume also carries Notes, News and New Source Material on the above topics.

The annual History Today journal has already published eight issues consecutively and has received high acclaim among historians, researchers and students.

  • Foreword By :
  • Binding: : Paperback
  • 13 Digit ISBN :
  • 10 Digit ISBN : 8124604517
  • Edition : 2nd Impression
  • Year : 2008
  • Pages : viii, 103p.
  • Bibliographic Details :
  • Size : 28 cm
  • Weight (approx.) : 300 gm

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Articles:

1. Islam and Islamic Iconoclasm in India

-- R Nath

2. Rulers, Urban Milieu and Temple Patronage: Shifting Contours in Rajasthan (c. ad 700-1000)

-- Shanta Sharma

3. Bidala-Nrisimha Temple of Narasinghnath

-- P.K. Nayak

4. Pattern of Urban Growth in Northern India during the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

-- I.P. Gupta

5. The Alvar Movement in Kerala

-- Gopi Krishnan G

6. Tawaif and Khawas in the Hyderabad State: A gender Perspective

-- Vandana Kaushik

7. Rejection of Caste Inequalities by the Sikh Gurus

-- Surjit Kaur Jolly

8. Kanhoji Angre-A Curse to the British Sea-borne Trade on the Western Coast (1690-1729)

-- Kokila Joshi

9. The ASI's Report on Ayodhya

-- Irfan Habib

10. Imagining Second Mosque at Ayodhya - A Critique of irfan habib's 'The AIS Report on Ayodhya'

-- S.P. Gupta

11. Mihrab or Niche (Alaya) Discovered in Recent Ayodhya Excavations?

-- R. Nath

12. Lime Mortar, Plaster and Surkhi in Ancient India

-- H.C. Bhardwaj

Notes:

1. Circular temple of Ayodhya Type Discovered at Kashipur

-- D.V. Sharma

2. Indian Folk Cultures as Gleaned from the Ivory Art

-- Balagouni Krishna Goud

News:

New Findings at Hathab, Gujarat
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