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 fifteen articles written by eminent historians and art lovers. The subjects covered are: Whether India is one nation or many nationalities; Historicity and Divinity; Administrative set-up under the Maitrakas; Textile in India from Prehistoric Times; Nomenclature of Temple Deities; Ancient Seaport of Muziris; Unique Boat Motif on Devi Sculptures; Woman's Rights to Divorce in Islam; Prices and Wages in Early 19th Century Hyderabad State; Madras Merchants and English Trade; Jinnah and Secularism; Misrepresentation of Ancient India in American School Textbooks; Terracotta Figurines from Udayagiri, Orissa; Monastic Complex at Lalitgiri, Orissa; and Water Management and Hydraulic Technology in Ancient Orissa. 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.