This book is a collection of twenty articles on various aspects of Indian history and culture contributed by mostly young teachers of different colleges and universities of West Bengal. These are the results of their scholarly researches in the field of their respective fields from the early period to the present day. The volume does not purport to present a comprehensive picture of Indian history; its primary objective is to bring together some not so-frequently discussed aspects of the subject. These articles, with notes, references and bibliography are well illustrated and are thematically grouped into four section, viz. Section-1: Epigraphy, Art, Architecture and Aesthetics, Section-II: Society, Economy and Culture, Section-III: Buddhist Sites, and Section-IV: Archeological Sites and Heritage Issues.