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History Today (Vol. 2: 2001)

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

An annual journal of the Indian History and Culture Society, has able to found its niche in the scholars of Indian history in a short span of four years. It carries fascinating, meticulously documented studies unveiling the treasure of historical facts in all its variegated evolutionary expressions and presenting fresh approaches to understanding and interpreting historical information and evidences. Which significantly contribute in apprising the readers about the history of India.



ISBN: 9788124607718
Year Of Publication: 2001
Edition: 1st
Pages : viii, 93
Language : English
Binding : Paperback
Publisher: Indian History and Culture Society
Size: 28 cm.
Weight: 375


History Today, the journal of the 28-year-old Indian History and Culture Society, is devoted to History and Historical Archaeology. So far, five volumes of this journal and seven volumes of its proceedings have been published. The eminent historians who have been closely connected with it are Prefessors G.C. Pande, Devahuti, D.P. Singhal, A.K. Narain, B.P. Sinha, T.V. Mahalingam, R.C. Majumdar, V.V. Mirashi, K.D. Bajpai, T.K. Ravindran, A.V. Narasimhamurthy, A. Sundara, K.S. Lal, B.N. Mukherji, Mani Kamerkar, K.V. Raman, D.N. Tripathi, Ajaya Mitra Shastri, Lallanji Gopal, M.G.S. Narayanan, R. Nath, V.S. Pathak, Satish Mittal, G. Khurana, A.R. Khan, Y. Krishan, Sudha Mallaya, Vandana Kaushik, Sulochana Radhakrishanan, Rajesh Jamindar, Sunil Gupta, D.V. Sharma and many others whose contributions are well-known all over the world. The subjects covered in the articles published in these volumes include the history and archeology of not only the Ancient Period but also Medieval and Modern periods of Indian history. The papers are theoretical, HH analytical, critical, debatable, controversial and source-meterial oriented. Historical archaeology, including those concerning Early Historical and Medieval periods, also finds an important place in this journal. The subjects covered in this journal are Literature, Linguistics, Education, Anthropology, Tradition, Religion, Culture, Society, Economics, Art, Architecture, Folklore and other related disciplines. Thus, the canvas of this journal is very vast and every one interested in Indian history and historical archeology in Indian history and historical archaeology stands to benefit immensely from this journal.


1. Position of Women in Islam: Polygamy and Divorce
— K.S. Lal
2. Parsi Women as Catalyst of Change
— Mani Kamerkar
3. The Punjabi Muslim Community in Delhi — its Growth and Development 1912-1927
— Neelam Malhotra
4. Patronage and Regulation of Muslims and Christians in the 17th and 18th century Maratha State
— Rabi Ranjan Sen
5. Court Life under the Nizam-Ul-Mulk Asif Jah-l of the Hyderabad State
— Vandana Kaushik G
6. Smritis on Penances as a Mode of Self-Retribution
— D.P. Dubey
7. History of Compulsory Primary Education Under Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III
— Ruma Bhattacharya
8.Virtue Coins from Vietnam (1848-1883)
— S.K. Bhatt
9. The Sukhothai Hindu-Buddhist Art in Thailand: Innovations and Adjustments
— Amarjiva Lochan
10. Newars of the Nepal Valley: A Cultural Study
— Mala Malla
11. Myth of Saffronisation of Indian History
— S.P. Gupta
12. Gur Granth sahib: A Doctrine of Universality
— Surjit Kaur Jolly
13. The truth of islamic Terrorism
— Ibn Warrq
Notes, News & New Source Material
Book Reviews

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.