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History Today (Vol. 14: 2013)

Journal of the Indian History and Culture Society by: Vandana Kaushik

History Today is a journal devoted to History, Historical Archaeology, Studies of Manuscripts, Education, Literature, Linguistics, etc. The present volume is a reprint of an earlier issue containing ten articles written by eminent historians and art lovers.



ISBN: 9788124607800
Year Of Publication: 2013
Edition: 1st
Pages : x, 190 p.
Language : English
Binding : Paperback
Publisher: Indian History and Culture Society
Size: 28 cm.
Weight: 800


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.


Co-existence and Conflicts in Pre-1857 Agrarian Society of Awadh: Prof. B.R. Grover Memorial Lecture
– Sayid Zaheer Husain Jafri
Early Archaeology of Delhi
– B.R. Mani
The Ancient Inscriptions of Delhi and their Historical Significance
– V.K. Jain
Kuruksetra Stupa Areas Revisited
– Devendra Handa
Newly Discovered Buddhist Sculptural Antiquities from Ekangardih, District Nalanda, Bihar
– Pampa Biswas, Shubha Majumder
New Discoveries Tracing the Buddha’s Route from the Place of Enlightenment to the First Sermon
– D.N. Sinha, Shanker Sharma, Sachin Kr. Tiwary
Prostitute: A Study in Ancient India
– Neelima Pandey
Shifting Gender Equations: A Study Based on Iconography
– V. T. Padmaja Jaydev
The Historiography of the Temple Architecture of Gujarat: Presidential Address
– Thomas Parmar
Royal Income and Expenditure System during the Gupta Period: An Assessment of Literary and Inscriptional Data
– Ankit Agarwal
The Maitraka Architecture: A Synergy of External Influence and Internal Ingenuity
– Pankaj Sharma
Philosophy of Shaikh Saadi and Sant Kabir
– Saroj Gulati
Primary Education in Hyderabad State during the Nineteenth Century
– Vandana Kaushik
The Gowda Saraswat Brahmins: Creating Space in the Town of Cochin in Medieval Keralam
– Martiz Kurian
A Survey of Kerala Forts
– V. Vinod, Ajit Kumar
Some Aspects of Vishnu Bhakti Movement in Early Medieval Kerala
– G. Gopi Krishnan
Sculptural Masterpieces of Pachrahi, Chhattisgarh
– Atula Kumar Pradhan
Thatte Nahar: Unique Hydraulic Engineering System of Medieval Era
– M. Mahadevaiah, A.M.V.Subramanyam, Tejas Garge
Identification of Wrought Iron Muzzle-Loaded and Detachable Powder-Chamber Cannons in India
– Abhijit S. Ambekar, V.D. Khedekar
Emerging Tribal Identities: From Isolation to Equality
– Utpala Desai
Transnationalism and the Transformation of Architecture of Textile Mill – lands in Mumbai
– Vrushali Dhage
Territorial Expansion of East India Company: An Exposition of Benares Significance
– Shreya Pathak
Hinduism: A Review of Socio-Religious Movements in the Country from 15th to 21st Century CE
– K.N. Dikshit
Kedarnath: A Man-Made Disaster
– Asha joshi
Notes, News and New Source Material
Writing Language and Motifs
– Anamika Roy
A Stone Inscription From Ranopali, Ayodhya
– D.P. Tewari
Parvatadvaraka Grant of Sri Samanta Dharanaraja and the Related Problem
– P.K. Nayak
Recent Archaeological Explorations in Shevaroy Hills, Tamil Nadu
– R. Ramesh, T. Chamundeswari
PM Mariyumma Mayanali: The Custodian of Matriarchy in Kerala
– LRS Laxmi
Gender Equality
– Kamlesh Banerjee
Report of the XXXVI Annual Conference of Indian History and Culture Society
Book Reviews
Welding the plural Society of India the Nanda-Maurya Experiment – Meghna Goyal
– Saroj Gulati
Investigating Indian Society – Shankar Goyal
– Vandana Kaushik
Proceedings of the National Seminar on River Valley Civilization of Chhattisgarh and New Researches in Indian Archaeology
– N.K. Shukla, Saroj Gulati
Zamindars and Jagirdars in the Mughal Age – Grover Amrita (Ed.)
– Vandana Kaushik
Balance Sheet
New Life Members
Membership Form

Meet the Author
Dr Vandana Kaushik, General Secretary of Indian History and Culture Society and editor- in-chief of History Today, is a senior Reader in the Department of History, Shyama Prasad Mukherjee College, University of Delhi. She has published more than a dozen research papers in various academic journals and has attended and presided several National and International academic conferences. Her area of specialization is Medieval Indian History.