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History Today (Vol. 3: 2002)

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: 9788124607725
Year Of Publication: 2002
Edition: 1st
Pages : viii, 116
Language : English
Binding : Paperback
Publisher: Indian History and Culture Society
Size: 28 cm.
Weight: 500


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. The Euro-Centric Approach to Indian History in Colonial and Communist Writing: The Case for Re-interpretation
— M.G.S. Narayanan
2. Meluhha and Mleccha: A Semantic Study
— V.S. Pathak and Vipula Dubey
3.Buddhist Monasteries in Early Medieval Eastern India (5th-12th c. AD)
— Amit Jha
4. Identification of the Monastic Site in Si-Yu-Ki
— Suraj Pandit
5.A Fourteenth Century Unique Inscription from Delhi, Describing the Physical Features of Prophet Muhammad (P.B.H.)
— W.H. Siddiqi G
6. State and Society in Medieval Kashmir (14th to 16th centuries)
— R.L. Hangloo
7. On the Identification of Akbar’s “Ibadat-Khanah” at Fatehpur Sikri
— R. Nath
8.Famine and Popular Revolts in the Hyderabad State (1792-1832)
— Vandana Kaushik
9. Caste as an Agent of Social Change: A Case Study of the City of Ahmedabad (1850-1915)
–Kunjalata Shah
10. The Naik Girls Protection Act (NGPA)
— Madhavi Yasin
11. An Eighteenth Century Shipwreck off Bangaram Island, Lakhshadweep
— Alok Tripathi
12. Colonialism and Emigration: the Movement of People from North India to Trinidad (1870-1900)
— Gita Bajpai
13. Islam, Talibans and the Demolition of Bamiyan Buddhas
— Y. Krishan

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.